Tepi – Painted (2)

 

$144.61

Straight style Tepi made in Brazil.
Wood;  bamboo. Bone; Ram
Lenght; 30 cm. Weight: 205  grams
Outer diameter receiving end 12 mm, inner diameter 8 mm
Outer Diameter blow-side. 20 mm, inner diameter 17 mm

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Description

A very outstanding design on this Tepi made by a Brazilian artisan.
Made with ram bone and bamboo combined with handpainted motives.

Tepi and Kuripe

Traditionally Rapé is administered through a pipe made out of bamboo or bone. The Tepi is a blowpipe that you can use to administer another person. When receiving Rapé the other blows it through both nostrils. In general, the shape of the Tepi is straight, curved or V-shaped. A different form is self-administration. For this, you use a Kuripe. The Kuripe has a V- shape and connects the mouth to the nostril. In this case, you blow the Rapé to yourself.

Tepis Receiving blessings from their creators

Additional information

Weight 2000 g