Calabash ornaments and hand rattles

Capybara Mammal Calabash Christmas tree ornament and hand rattle

This calabash tree pod ornament and rattle made by artisans from the Ampiyacu River region features an image of the capybara - the world's largest rodent and spends most of its time in the water eating aquatic plants. 

This rattle has a chambira palm fiber chord allows it to be hung from a Christmas tree.  The beads inside also make it a great rattle that fits in the palm of your hand. 

Please remember that the artisan carves these rattles one at a time so the exact design of the animal and shape of the calabash pod may vary from the photo shown of this model.

Model: ORWM039

Also see the capybara balsa ornament