This beautiful SHAMANIC GOURD SHAKER is made in Kenya from a gourd, which features a pattern of pyrogravure and carving decorations, It makes a lovely, relaxing sound that can be used to create a sense of peace and tranquillity.
Rattles are believed to have potent healing properties, some Native Americans believe that spiritual energy stems partially from the trancelike state we enter when exposed to music. The rattle's cleansing sound can unblock unwelcome energies and heal the body of troubling ailments.
The rattle measures 24cm (L) with a head diameter of 8cm | 9.5 inches (L) with a head diameter of 3 inches, as EACH SHAKER IS DECORATED INDIVIDUALLY the designs might vary slightly. This is a lovely shaker style rattle that can be used to create a relaxing gentle sound, it is comfortable to hold even for the smallest hands.
Shamanic shakers are FREQUENTLY USED IN MUSIC THERAPY, shamanic practices, shamanic journeying, rituals and ceremonies as well as simple music making, these shakers are sometimes known as SAND HAMMERS.
They can stimulate and develop children' s creativity, visual spatial ability, fine movement, and logic skills, help to make their performance more concentrated, and develop children's music, artistry, and intelligence.