DIY God’s eye

DIY God's eye
Glamping times to us is not only fun and fames but also a time of meditation (see our other projects here). So, Ashley came up with our own version of a God’s eye, or Ojo de Dios to evoke a beautiful tradition and craft.
Traditionally, a God’s eye is a ritual tool to celebrate an event or blessing, like the blessing on a home. They were believed to be used by the ancient Pueblo Peoples and were continued to be used during the Spanish Colonial times, from the 1500s-1800s. The four points represent the elements–earth, wind, fire, air–and the center is the all-seeing eye of God. The God’s eye was traditionally created in solitude as a form of prayer. In some forms of the tradition, when a child is born, the central eye is woven by the father, then one eye is added for every year of the child’s life until the age of five.
I find the tradition beautiful and meaningful and we respectfully created one to honor this tradition.
DIY God's eye

Crafting by Ashley Isenhour
Photography by Trisha Zemp and Sheena Bates 

This project is sponsored by Harmony

 Click below to learn how to make one of your own!

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