Remember those simple little diamond shaped yarn weavings we all made at summer camp with just two popsicle sticks and a some colorful yarn? Who knew that god's eyes, which originated from Mexico's Huichol Indians, can be so beautifully complex, incredibly dramatic, and so wonderfully
How to make a God's Eye.The Ojo de Dios (Eye of God in Spanish) is woven with yarn and wood, often with several colors. The weaving of an Ojo de Dios is an ancient contemplative and spiritual practice for many indigenous peoples in the Americas, and beliefs surrounding them vary with location and history. Some people believe they were originally part of the sophisticated religion of the Ancient Pueblo Peoples.
God's Eye: Forest Awakening, 24 inch Ojo de Dios mandala
17 page PDF of "abbreviated" instructions for free; complete instructions, kits, completed Ojo de Dios available here and on Etsy.
God's Eye Tutorial (OP sez: "...Originating in Mexico the Huichol people call their God's eyes 'Sikuli.' which means "the power to see and understand things unknown." When a child is born the central eye is woven by the father, then one eye is added for every year of the child's life until the child reaches the age of five. The result is a mysterious and magical object....")