Mayan Goddess Ixchel Statue
Ixchel of Fertility from Isla Mujeres
La Diosa Mexicana
with Moon and Rabbits Moon Ixchel is Hand Painted and Hand finished
10 inches high / 25.4 cm
Ixchel is often depicted giving birth, holding a fish or in the company of a
rabbit, all of these symbols represent abundance and fertility in the ancient
Mayan culture. Also the goddess of water and the moon, of childbirth and
weaving, she is said to have taken the sun as her lover. She was honored as the
weaver of the life cycle. She was responsible for giving rain to the crops and
was referred to as "Lady Rainbow". She would overturn her sacred womb
jar and let the waters flow bringing fertility to the crops and therefore an
the Weaver/Creatrix Statue
5 x 6 inches high Ganges Clay Statue
Dusty clay silvery pink color finish.
Ixchel of Fertility Statue 8 inches brown/gray colored
gypsumstone statue Mayan peoples of highland Guatemala honor Ixchel as the protector of women
during childbirth. In this Mayan Goddess statue she is shown in her moon-maiden
aspect with a fecund rabbit companion, an ancient and modern symbol of
Island of Women Statue 7 1/2 inch black color resin
In this reproduction of a stone carving, Ixchel beckons us to approach her
temple. Her headdress is decorated with fish tails and ocean waves. On her back
she wears her water pot adorned with water snakes.
Mayan peoples of highland Guatemala honor Ixchel as the protector of women
Rubber Stamp High Quality,100% red rubber
mounted on straight-sided hardwood blocks with a thick rubber sponge between the
image and the block. 2.25 inches x 1.5 inches
Ixchel from the Island of Women
In the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the
Yucatan Peninsula sits an island with a temple dedicated to the Goddess Ixchel.
Local tradition holds that for many generations women have been making two
pilgrimages to the temple in their life time. Little girls first accompany their
mother to the temple to make offerings, and when they become mothers, they take
their own daughters back to make offerings.
The continuity of this pilgrimage has been preserved across many generations.
For highland Maya peoples of Guatemala, Ixchel is the protector of women during