Peruvian Shaman Archetype 4 Directions Wachala / Inner Cloth (W007)

Code: W007
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Fresh off the hand loom and not used in ceremony.

  • Chinchero Shaman 4 directions archetype wachala/inner cloth.
  • Wachala is a name given to a cloth that is used in rituals for blessings or prayers holding sacred objects.
  • Traditionally spun, woven and hand dyed using 100% sheep's wool & natural dyes.
  • Specially woven with archetypes into the four corners of the cloth with the eyes of protection around the edges.
  • Uses: As a sacred cloth to wrap & hold sacred objects & stones/kuyas. Put inside a mesa representing your inner world, while the mesa cloth represents your outer world. Also use for client work, placing on a chakra before working, creating a sacred altar to come too are just some of its uses.
  • Approx size: 370mm 14.5" x 400mm 16". (Please allow 3% tolerance =/- for size and coloration).
  • These are not used in ceremony prior to offering them in the shop.

Peruvian shaman archetype wachala/inner cloth otherwise known as a despacho or sacred Cloth are hand made traditionally by the the shamans that live in Peru high in the Andes mountains. Specially woven archetypes that represent the 4 directions are woven into the cloth with the eyes of protection around the edges.... (Serpent-Jaguar-Hummingbird & Eagle).

Uses: Put inside your mesa cloth for holding khuyas, represents inner world. While the Mesa cloth represents the outer world. Despacho or Altar cloth, holding sacred items. The cloths are used by the mountain shaman in ceremony.
These cloths are sourced from the Pagos Qero medicine people high up in the Andes of Peru. Hand Woven from naturally dyed sheep wool by the Q'ero community these cloths are made with great symbology, meaning and intent. The cloths are used in a variety of ways, for rituals and ceremonies including holding sacred objects, stones/kuyas, becoming great altars holding an individuals power and gifts as they transform going around the medicine wheel. Personal power objects are held as the representation of ones transformation and placed in the cloth which is usually held by a larger mesa/mestana cloth.

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