Machi (Mapuche Shaman) junto a su kultrún, Chile.

“ Machi (Mapuche female Shaman) playing the Kultrún (Sacred Drum), Chile ”

"The most beautiful and costly pieces of Araucanian jewellery are traditionally worn on the head and chest" | From the publication " Mapuche Silver". Text: Raul von Bennewitz Morris. Photographer: Juan Carlos Gedda

Silver jewelry from the Mapuche people who live on the Andes Mountains, straddling Argentina and Chile, between the Aconcagua River and Chiloé Island.




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Mapuche are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, including parts of present-day Patagonia.