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SALE 75 Off - Lighted Fortune Teller Shrunken Head inside a Crystal Ball

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No other discounts/coupons available on this item--- 75.00 Discount reflected in listed price from 275 down to 200!!! only one of these is available

For hundreds of years the Amazonian Cannibalistic Jivaro tribe collected the heads of their enemies and used a very guarded secret "recipe" to then shrink the severed heads and preserve them as talismans and trophies! During the turn of the century when wealthy white people began traveling the globe these heads became a popular souvenir from their trip. These tribes began literally killing each other to make the shrunken heads to trade these travelers for mere trinkets. Thankfully the government eventually got involved and put a ceasefire to the practice in order to keep these tribes from going extinct.

Now however, in efforts to increase tourism and to keep old traditions alive, these same tribes are making these shrunken heads again.....only not by killing people. These heads are made from the hides of wild animals that are hunted for food. These are Alpaca, goat, wild hog, etc hides that are treated in much the same way as the original heads, only these are then hand sculpted and made to look like the originals. These are very life-like with hair, eyebrows and eyelashes, various forms of beards and other facial hair too. Some heads include small long bones in the mouths or hair or large porcupine quills too (also available upon request) and each has a defined and ornate mouth, lips, eyes, nose and ears.

No two heads are alike and each brings its own unique look to the piece. This great head is lit internally with an LED bulb costing under 50 cents a year to run at 24/7! This gives off a great light glow, especially inside this 9" diameter glass globe. This piece sits on a very heavy and thick solid cast brass base (my best find so far) that appears to be turn of the century. This will make a great addition to your curio cabinet or psychic corner! The lamp stands about 14" high and is quite heavy and sturdy. Inside the bottom of the globe sits a pile of small fox bones too.

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SALE 75 Off - Lighted Fortune Teller Shrunken Head inside a Crystal Ball

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: glass, brass, animal hide, bone, led, copper, love
  • Ships worldwide from Oregon, United States
  • Feedback: 63 reviews
  • Favorited by: 104 people