Signification des motifs des bijoux miçangas

Meaning of the patterns of miçagas jewelry

The indigenous people of the Amazon basin use miçanga jewelry, made with small colored beads, to communicate using a rich visual language.

The patterns and colors all have meaning linked to the environment, fauna, flora, natural elements.

Here are some examples of symbols that you will find in our online store.

symbology of miçanga motifs

Source: https://journals.openedition.org/jsa/6693

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