The art of beading takes place along the Colombian territory and is a custom art expression that captures the imagery of the shamanic journeys of each tribe. The "painting" with beads or "Walkas" portraits geometrical forms, human & animal figures and themes of nature such as flowers, clouds, water, etc...
Protection & Guiding forces are attributed to the medicine jewelry making it particularly useful for energy grounding and acting as an amulet for the wearer.  It is said each piece "speaks" to the person meaning the colors and patterns selected have the purpose of aiding one's journey.