Amulet of Survivance; Contemporary Cultural Artifacts Collection


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Samonte Cruz

This amulet is a prayer; spiritual armor for the displaced, disenfranchised & disabled. It provides strength & courage to the vulnerable; especially when exposing pain that is obscured by the body. It is a love letter to grandmothers, a map for future ancestors & an apology to our younger selves. It is intergenerational trauma & grief transformed. Pictured attached to a leather harness made in collaboration with textile artist, Jennifer Burke & glass artist Bee Schroeder. Sold as a necklace.

Materials: Brass, onyx, electro-plated cowrie shells, catgut & found objects

Dimensions: 13″ x 11″



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