The Mapuche people is a ethnic group from south Chile. They are known from their gorgeous piece of silver jewelry. Only the Mapuche women wears these magic pieces of silver. The jewelry are made from geometrical forms.
Platería: Mágica, misteriosa, la Plata adorna el cuerpo de las mujeres mapuche, le da protección, estatus y las vincula con sus antepasados. Con su frío brillo embrujaba a los antiguos Lonkos, engalanaba sus caballares y daba prestigio al Ülmen.
The Mapuche people are the largest ethnic group in Chile and constitute approximately 10% (more than 1.000.000 people) of the Chilean population. Half of them live in the south of Chile from the river Bío Bío until the Chiloé Island. The other half is found in and around the capital, Santiago. There are also around 300.000 Mapuches living in Argentina.