El Equeco

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Min.Order Quantity: 1 Piece/Pieces
Supply Ability: 30 Piece/Pieces per Week
Payment Terms: Western Union,MoneyGram
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Material:
Ceramic & Enamel
Type:
Clay
Technique:
Mosaic
Use:
Souvenir
Style:
Folk Art
Theme:
Mystical
Regional Feature:
South America
Place of Origin:
Peru

Specifications

Ceramica Punena, 120 grs, 14 x 11 x 5.5 cm Aprox

 

El Equeco es un dios pagano de la abundancia, fecundidad y alegría de origen aimara o colla. Representa a un hombre con las tipicas vestiduras de la region andina del Perú. De su cuerpo cuelgan las llamadas "cargas" que contienen pequeñas bolsitas, billetes y piezas cerámicas que funcionan como exvotos para propiciar la adquisicion de todo lo que su poseedor desea alcanzar, tanto la prosperidad y bienes materiales, como también el amor y la felicidad. Cuenta la leyenda que existio un campesino muy trabajador y dedicado, que acumulo una gran fortuna que le permitio comprar muchos bienes que siempre cargaba en su espalda, y se dice ademas, que fumaba mucho para mantenerse despierto y seguir trabajando para seguir almacenando mas y mas. A traves de la tradicion oral, el equeco se volvio un gran representante de riqueza y prosperidad para los negocios y el comercio. Es por eso que por años se acostumbraba a tener uno en las casas o negocios. La tradicion dice que se debe colgar lo que se desea tener; y se le ofrenda un cigarro porque segun la antigua leyenda le gusta fumar para cumplir las peticiones. El poseedor del Ekeko puede agregar nuevos objetos en miniatura que se colgaran de la estatuilla o se ubicaran a su lado, representando aquello que se desea obtener. se dice que es mas efectivo si es regalado. En ese caso, se tendria la obligacion de regalar otro a la persona a la que se le desea prosperidad. Para alcanzar sus favores se tiene que hacer "fumar" al Ekeko en el momento en que se pone el objeto colocandole un cigarrillo encendido dentro de la boca. Se dice que si el deseo o pedido es aceptado, se mantendrá el cigarrillo encendido, saldrá humo y se consumirá como si realmente el Equeco fumara. Peso neto de cada pieza: 120 grs aproximadamente. 14 cm. de altura.Los ekekos llevan un "chullo" o gorro de lana - de uso habitual en la zona andina por las altas temperaturas - tejido a mano. 

 

The Equeco is a pagan god of abundance, fertility and joy of Aymara origin or necklace. It depicts a man with the typical clothing of the Andean region of Peru. Your body hang-called "charges" small bags containing notes and ceramic pieces that function as votive offerings to promote the acquisition of everything that its owner wants to achieve both prosperity and material goods, as well as love and happiness. Legend has it that there was a hard worker and dedicated farmer who accumulated a fortune that allowed him to buy many goods that always carried on his back, and says further that smoked a lot to stay awake and keep working to continue to store more and more . Through oral tradition, the equeco became a great representative of wealth and prosperity for business and trade. That is why for years it was customary to have one in the home or business. The tradition says he should hang what is desired, and he was a cigar gift because according to ancient legend likes to smoke to satisfy the requests. The holder of Ekeko can add new objects in miniature of the statue hung or placed at his side, representing that which is desired. is said to be more effective if it is given. In that case, would be required to give one to the person you wish you prosperity. To achieve its favor must be done "smoking" to Ekeko at the time you put the object placed a lit cigarette in his mouth. It is said that if the desire or request is accepted, hold the lit cigarette, and smoke will be consumed like smoke really Equeco. Net weight of each piece: 120 g approx. 14 cm. of altura.Los ekeko carry a "chullo" or wool cap - commonly used in the Andean region by high temperatures - hand loom.

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Basic Information

Product/Service (We Sell): HandiCraft,Silver jewelry,Souvenirs,Alpaca garments  
Number of Employees: 5 - 10 People  

Trade & Market

Total Annual Sales Volume: Below US$1 Million  
Export Percentage: 1% - 10%  

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