Talaandig Necklace - The Sun
For the Talaandig, the sun symbolizes the great source of energy, power, and undeniable strength. A Talaandig leader is regarded as the descendant of the eyes of the sun, who cannot be betrayed because like the sun, he/ she can see the dark side of the universe.
This pendant was lovingly handcrafted by the artisans of the Talaandig indigenous cultural community of Lantapan, Bukidnon, Philippines. hispendant is made of clay from the foothills of Mt. Kitanglad, a mountain that has special spiritual and cultural significance for the Talaandig.