Decorative butterfly hand-carved with ancient techniques in serpentine stone, a native material from Machupicchu, Cusco, with artisan tools such as gouges, chisels, rasps, etc.
It represents the fauna which abounds in the citadel of Machupicchu, it also represents the ideology of the Incas specifically the "Hanan Pacha" the world above where the gods lived (the sun, the moon, the stars).
The artisans who make this piece seek with dedication to rescue the craft of Machupicchu Pueblo and continue to spread art, culture, and customs.
Stone Type: Serpentine
Size: One size
Production time: 1 day