Archive

December 2013

31/12/2013

Happy New Year – Despacho Prayer Bundle

NewYear Celebration – Despacho Prayer Bundles Despacho is a Spanish word meaning “Offering”. An Andean practice of making offerings to the mountains (Apus) to the earth (Pachamama) mother earth and to all spirits of nature, giving back of what we receive in reciprocity. Making an offering with a Prayer Bundle Despacho allows an opportunity to focus on any areas of your life where it may need some extra support or to ask for blessings for a personal or a universal prayer/offering. By setting a clear intention and holding no out... Read More

23/12/2013

SPARE A MOMENT TO SUPPORT ANOTHER!

  SPARE A MOMENT TO SUPPORT ANOTHER! We wanted to share with you something very important to us here………We have just changed our homepage donations link to Planeterra and we explain why in an early post. After the floods a few years ago in the mountains of Peru we heard many stories. One of the latter stories came from a village who we support and buy products from. Buy is a funny word, as we buy with flour, rice, sugar and corn! One of the individuals that helps us in... Read More

23/12/2013

Merry Christmas – Thank YOU! Opening times

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Sacred Essence! We would like to say a BIG Thank You for your continued support and  custom through out the last year….…This continues to grow allowing us to support local indigenous artisans and small communities. We continue to source and work with small individuals that use traditional methods in lovingly handmade products.  Promoting & Supporting Community.   Christmas Opening Hours: Closed from 12.30pm 23rd December 2013 to 2nd January 2014. However:  Orders can be placed... Read More

20/12/2013

NEW Stock – 100% Pure Essential Palo Santo Oil

Organic Palo Santo 100% Pure Essential Oil 10ml. Sustainably harvested Pure Palo Santo from naturally downed trees within a Pachamama Alliance country committed to preserving, managing and maintaining for future generations. The Shamans Sacred 100% Pure Organic Essential Oil, Palo Santo known as Holy or Sacred Wood. Used by the shamans, Q’eros and indigenous people of the Andes for its’s purifying and cleansing properties. A rich fragrant smell that is very powerful. Palo Santo 100% Pure Essential Oil Palo Santo Holy Wood Incense Palo Santo Soap Palo Santo Information: This... Read More

20/12/2013

Happy Winter Solstice – New Light and New Peace!

With Christmas coming fast and the festive spirits nearly in full force it can be such a crazy time of year. It is a wonderful time to come together with loved ones, as a community and of course ourselves. Finding time to reflect, rest and recharge can be very hard but tradition has it this is a time of not only celebration but the coming of the new light. Finding stillness and hibernation all but nearly forgotten!!! It is very important to support and rejuvenate at this time……. As we... Read More

17/12/2013

New Peruvian Q’ero Elder Don Fortunato Shaman Ceremonial Poncho (QPON10)

New Peruvian Q’ero Elder Don Fortunato Shaman Ceremonial Poncho (QPON10) Excellent condition, made and used by Don Fortunato in ceremony! This is a rainbow ceremonial poncho worn by the Qero which radiates, vibrant colours and symbology……….Beautifully made and brightly coloured soft sheep wool handmade in a traditional natural way. Approx Size & Weight: 1790mm 70.5″ x 1300mm 51″. Head Opening: 250mm 10″. (could be adjust). By using an old piece of fabric and cutting a hole in it to the length and see if your head fits through it! Some ponchos... Read More

17/12/2013

Peruvian Qero Shaman Black Alpaca/Rainbow Stripes Poncho’s

Peruvian Qero Shaman Black Alpaca/Rainbow Stripes Poncho’s back in stock. The ever popular poncho’s in Alpaca are very soft and light weight. Warm when cold and cool when warm, extremely great and convenient to travel with. Known to many has a shamans cave, that not only protects you at fire but holds your energy field and helps keep you invisible. They have so many uses! New Rainbow Poncho’s For many it is wonderful to sleep under it when you need that sense of being invisible and held while working through... Read More

17/12/2013

New Peruvian Shaman Mestana Textile Black/Red Arrived!

We are please to announce the new shaman mesa / mestana textile cloths have arrived! Some of which are specially made in certain colours unique for us. New Shaman Mesa Textiles: M50 Black/Red These sacred cloths are made high up in the Ande Mountain way above Cusco in Peruvian by shamans. They are used in a variety of ways but primarily as an altar cloth holding medicine stones. The history of the mestana cloth goes way back in tradition as it is used as a sacred ceremonial cloth to hold... Read More

17/12/2013

Shaman Mesa Cloth 07MULTI Back In Stock!

We are please to announce the new shaman mesa / mestana textile cloths have arrived! Some of which are specially made in certain colours unique for us. New Shaman Mesa Textiles: 07Multi These sacred cloths are made high up in the Ande Mountain way above Cusco in Peruvian by shamans. They are used in a variety of ways but primarily as an altar cloth holding medicine stones. The history of the mestana cloth goes way back in tradition as it is used as a sacred ceremonial cloth to hold sacred... Read More

14/12/2013

Unicef Donations Made & Changing who we support!

  Unicef Donations Made! As the year draws to an end and the festive period gathers momentum we tend to think about the something else that we can to help others. Those others perhaps less fortunate that basic facilitates and needs are more important than a christmas tree and stocking up on hoards of food…… As apart of our commitment individually and commercially we donate a proportion of our sales to help those that need it most. We have found in recent years Unicef to be one of the better... Read More