Ceramic pipes have been made by the Maya for years.
Now, with the introduction of high fire kilns and modern glazes, they are better than ever – and the very best ceramic pipes are made by IXXIN. Collect them all!
"Ixxin" is a Cakchiquel words for "corn" – Cakchiquel* is the Mayan language spoken in the villages where our pipes are made. A grain of Mayan corn is the inspiration for some of our most popular pipes. Other designs come from animals found in and around Mayan villages on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala where the pipes are made.
Retail prices range from $11.95** to $18.95**. Login or register for wholesale prices.
* Cakchiquel in one of twenty one Mayan languages in Guatemala. Corn is central to the Mayan way of life. Just as the Inuit of northern Canada have many words for snow, the Cakchiquel Maya have many words for corn. "Ack" is corn on the cob, "ixxin" is loose corn grain that has been removed from the cob but not yet cooked, "tzot" is cooked corn and "qui-en" is ground corn ready to made into tortillas.
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