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Ojo de Dios

ojo de Dios

The "Ojo de Dios" or God's Eye is an ancient symbol made by the Huichol Indians of Mexico and the Aymara Indians of Bolivia.

In Mexico, The central eye was made when a child was born.  Each year, a bit of yarn was added until the child turned five at which point the Ojo was complete.

In Bolivia, "God's Eyes" were made to be placed on an altar so that the gods could watch over the praying people and protect them.


Alternative:  You can also make small ones with toothpicks and thread.




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