Mexican Specialities – We have some artisan hand made Ojos de Dios [Eye of God] for sale in the shop.
We have some artisan hand made Ojos de Dios [Eye of God] for sale in the shop.
The easiest description is they are traditional totems for family protection - easily hung on walls of homes, the main purpose is to ensure children a long and healthy life. When a child is born, the central eye is woven by the father. Then another eye is added for every year of the child's life until they are five. The cross shape symbolizes the four elements of earth, air, fire and water.
But they look pretty and could be a neat Christmas gift, yes?