Calabash ornaments and hand rattles

Shipibo design Song Bird Calabash Christmas tree ornament and hand rattle

This unique Christmas tree ornament and rattles was made from a calabash tree pod by a native artisan from the Ampiyacu River region of the Peruvian Amazon.  This rattle features the figure of a songbird with a background of Shipibo style design. 

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: ORWB023