Protection: This silver plated framed art piece has the symbol of the ancestor, the “alwe”, a symbol of protection to accompany you in your journey through life. Delicately hand crafted by master artisans in the south of Chile, this symbol has been inspired in native American Mapuche silverware and arts, depicting symbols closely related to nature, territory and culture. This elegant piece of indigenous silver art contributes to generate fair trade employment in communities of artisans in the Araucania Region of Chile.
– Handmade using traditional techniques in the south of Chile
– Silver .650 and wooden frame
– Size: 16 cm L x 16 cm W x 4 H / 2.7 inches L x 2.7 inches W x 1.5 H
– Weight: 350 gr.
– Elegant gift box included
– Certificate of authenticity and symbolism is included
– Worldwide shipping with DHL Express
This piece has been handmade rescuing ancestral indigenous techniques from the Araucania Region in the south of Chile. Learn more here.
Inspired in the ancestral Mapuche arts and culture. Find out more.
This piece supports artisans with local and constant employment under international fair trade standards. Learn more about the Fair Trade principles here.
Your piece be shipped to you with DHL Express between 7 to 10 days from the time of your purchase, allowing it to be handmade by our master artisans in the south of Chile. See our policies here.
A word on us: As a team and family we have been involved for decades in the investigation and promotion of indigenous culture and arts from Chile. We founded Lágrimas de Luna as a cultural and design-driven project to contribute to the sustainability of native cultures and build a tolerant society towards our diversity.
The excellence, social impact and symbolism of our pieces reflects our enduring commitment to this goal, as well as the illusion and commitment of the artisans, designers, poets and researchers, who for many years have contributed with their talent to this dream and project.