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Chuwen (Monkey)

Howler Monkey. Photo by Paulo B. Chaves [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons



Within the Maya Tzolk’in (Sacred Count of Days) the daysign known as Chuwen is symbolic of the Monkey, representative of the enormous creative power of the sun. Chuwen is an initiator, a magician, a trickster, a clown, and master of all the arts. This daysign is also associated with playfulness.

Our jewelry items that are representative of Chuwen include one-of-a-kind porcelain pendants, some strung on cord, some beaded, some silver-backed, and some multi-fired with lustres. “Monumental” style items are those with the little “feet”. “Codex” style items are those without the “feet”. Sterling silver pendants are also available, along with personalized pieces. Click here for a Date Decoder to find the Maya Calendar equivalent to your date of birth.






Corded Porcelain Pendants


Beaded Porcelain Pendants


Special Edition


Sterling Silver Daysigns

*Please contact us if you would like to order this with something other than what is shown (eg. One Chuwen, Two Chuwen, Three Chuwen, etc.)