When looking at Peruvian jewelry in the marketplace, it is clear that age old traditions are still celebrated with modern day crafts. The Mate jewelry, made with carved gourd, represents a special Peruvian craft that is passed down from generation to generation. The Huayruro seed jewelry, like this Huayruro Seed Necklace, stems from the long standing tradition of carrying Huayruro seeds for good luck. Some Peruvian necklaces and earrings are made with pieces of intricate woven tapestries which are placed behind glass. These pieces have that a connection to the ancient weavings that started thousands of years ago in Peru.