Yawanawá • Bamboo Kuripe - 0041YKBB-0041
Handmade Kuripe pipe, crafted by the women of the Yawanawá tribe. Each Kuripe is a one-of-a-kind, perfectly designed for self-administering rapeh. Created using locally-sourced bamboo and adorned with colorful threads.
Average Dimensions: 4 to 5” x 1 3/4“ x 1/2” (10.16 to 12.7 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.27 cm)
Weight: 0.45oz (12.6 grams)
Material: Bamboo (Bambusoideae)(BRAZIL)
What is a Kuripe? A Kuripe is a traditional ceremonial tool used by indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest, specifically for administering sacred plant medicines like rapeh snuff. It is a small, hollow pipe made of bamboo, wood, or bone, and is used to blow the rapeh into the nostrils.