In combining visual arts and healthy skin care, 30 Shrunken Heads will be made in 2019 in 5 color options of your choice. Exclusively sold here. For a better view of every option's final color appearance, please see the product page for VEGAN SOAP SQUARES by using this link: https://www.sculpturesoap.net/listing/658667506/vegan-soap-squares
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Old Peru" is a lifelike shrunken head with mohair that will definitely get noticed as it hangs around your home or office. As a wartime artifact of the past for warning tribal enemies living in the Amazon forests, shrunken heads are known for their mandibular prognathism, facial distortion and shrinkage of the lateral sides of the forehead; these are artifacts of the shrinking process. The practice of preparing shrunken heads originally had religious significance; shrinking the head of an enemy was believed to harness the spirit of that enemy and compel him to serve the shrinker. It was said to prevent the soul from avenging his death.
SCULPTURE: Original handmade sculpts by artist Tito Pagán. A long-lasting home decor.
SOAP: Each scented, vegetable soap base has saponified oil molecules that have been changed into real soap and glycerin to simply clean and moisturize the skin. The base ingredients for all options are organic coconut oil (cold pressed unrefined), extra virgin olive oil, organic hempseed oil, shea butter and purified water. See the list below for any additional ingredients for each color selection.
Scent: Orange valencia essential oil
Additional Ingredients: Raw hemp seed and protein, safflower, mineral oxide pigment, ground annatto seed, and a dash of ground coffee
Scent: Pure anise essential oil
Additional Ingredients: Organic anise star, organic fennel seed, henna powder and/or activated charcoal
Scent: Lavender essential oil
Additional Ingredients: Organic lavender flowers, organic blueberry powder, mineral oxide pigment, a dash of ground coffee
Scent: Tuberose fragrance oil
Additional Ingredients: clover powder and a dash of ground coffee
PALE GREEN YELLOW
Scent: Plumeria fragrance oil
Additional Ingredients: beet root powder, tumeric powder, and a dash of ground coffee
PRACTICAL FEATURES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
1) The hair fibers on Old Peru are locks of soft silky mohair from an Angora goat. The range in hair color is natural and not dyed. It gives this design an authentic look with high luster and sheen, and will not felt as wool does over time. The hair also act as a bath shower scrubby when using it as a bar of soap.
2) The stitching of Old Peru's lips will hold back the calls to the spirits. They are made of natural, polished, undyed hemp yarn or linen cord. The non toxic hard wood beads are from CZech Republic, made from maple beech or hornbeam.
3) A thicker natural hemp rope will keep Old Peru high and dry when not in use.
4) Old Peru is packaged in a 10" cotton fabric that has a double-fold hem on all four sides, that also serves as a wash cloth. The corners are held together with a hand stitch of hemp yarn. As shown in the photo.
5) The packaged item weighs 10 ounces. Because of our unique and extensive hand-made process, each bar may vary slightly in color and edge detail. Please allow 5 days to make it and ship it. Thank you!
We accept Paypal and major credit cards for payment, which is due at the time you place your order. Our shop accepts payment within 48 hours via Paypal or Credit Card, unless you contact us with another option you would like to use. We do accept personal checks or money orders, but will "cancel" your order if payment form is not received within a week.
If you choose to pay via eCheck, we will not ship your items until the eCheck has been cleared through Paypal. As with any other order, we will convo you once your payment has cleared with your shipping information.
SAVE ON SHIPPING: The shipping cost per item drops immediately after 2 or more items.
We strive to provide our customers with FRESH, new soaps. Unless otherwise stated on the product page, please allow 3-7 business days for soap to ship. We normally ship FAST, within 3 business days once payment is received. We are attending numerous events this fall & may be short of some of our soaps - they do take about 3 days to make! Thank you for your patience. Do not hesitate to specify if you need them shipped faster (as in, last minute gifts, parties, etc.)...we will accommodate our customers any way possible!
RECEIPTS / PACKING SLIPS: In an effort to save time and keep our shipping and handling costs low, we do not include receipts or packing slips in our retail orders. We do include receipts in our wholesale orders. If you need a receipt, you can print out a copy from your "Purchases" page on your Etsy account or let us know during checkout that you'd like us to include a receipt. Gift receipts are also available upon request.
We always combine shipping. We will refund any difference over $1 in estimated shipping cost and the actual shipping cost.
We do not ship internationally at this time.
Due to the nature of the product, we do not except returns.
Please Note: Because of our unique and extensive hand-made process, every soap bar may differ slightly in color from those pictured.