Landmark by jtuason, via Flickr cobalt blue bottles on an old swirled tree trunk

Landmark by jtuason, via Flickr cobalt blue bottles on an old swirled tree trunk

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Bottle tree reaching for the sun in the cultural center of Belém View On Black

Placing bottles on trees and bushes originated in Africa and Haiti from the people forced into slavery and made to leave their country.  It is said, that the bottle captures evil spirits before they enter the home keeping those inside safe from harm.

Placing bottles on trees and bushes originated in Africa and Haiti from the people forced into slavery and made to leave their country. It is said, that the bottle captures evil spirits before they enter the home keeping those inside safe from harm.

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