Rattle - Bentwood Box
These amazing baby rattles are handcrafted by Squamish First Nation artist Peter Wayne Gong. They are made of cedar and are built like a bentwood box each one is unique.
Bentwood boxes we made to hold history, store regalia and other treasured items. These boxes of treasure help preserve ancestor's legacies. Traditional boxes are steamed and bent Red Cedar.
Some rattles or shakers are an instrument that is used in sweat lodge and healing ceremonies, community songs or a moment of reflection and connection on a walkabout or journey. These ones are built with little hands in mind and are a perfect size for babies or toddlers.
Length: 4.5" to 5.25"
Width: 2" approximately