Mayan "Old Goddess of the Tiger Claws."
Ixchel's hurricanes wash over the Earth and permit new growth, in the same way that our tears of emotion reopen us to a sense of wholeness.
Pictured in this statue, she embodies the healing power that ancient cultures attributed to wise elder women.
[From a Codex, c. 1650 CE.]
8" Ganges clay statue, dusty jade color finish. #IXC