The CHUKUMUYU seed is considered a protection because it contains the balance of ying and yang. ÖME women cooperative designed this piece especially for this collection. It is a limited edition.
The scientific name of this seed is Ormosia coccinea. We have different Species of these specific seeds throughout the Amazon and in tropical forest. This seed is also know as the huayruro seed in Ecuador and Chuku Muyu on Amazonian Kichwa.
ÖNE is Hakhu’s new collection of unique jewelry handmade by Waorani women from the Amazon. ÖNE makes its jewelry exclusively from natural local dyes and materials, such as Chambira, a palm that’s native to the Amazon. Project Guimare is an artisanal effort led by three women from the communities of Toñampari and Diapare. They’re on a mission to revitalize and retain traditional Waorani artisanal methods.
NOTE: Due to the handmade nature of our pieces, there may be slight variations in size, color, and pattern from item to item.
The scientific name is Ormosia coccinea. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF INGESTED, ORMOSIA COCCINEA IS POISONOUS. KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN AND PETS. DO NOT INGEST EARRING OR PUT RED BEAD IN MOUTH.
HAKHU is not liable for personal injury from ingesting the red beads of this bracelet.