People connect with our spirit rattles on a purely emotional level. The feel of the smooth rattle in the palm of your hand is relaxing, and the gentle sound produced when shaken is soothing. The use of Spirit Rattles is an ancient practice. Shamanic practitioners often used their shaman rattles to clear space or call in the directions. these beautiful J.Davis Spirit Rattles make wonderful wedding favors, employee gifts, retirement gifts and for seniors. The rattles can aid in meditation, help ground and center, clear your space, or just rattle for the joy of playing! Try rattling when you've had a difficult day, or are upset and it will help you to change your mood. Rattle when you're happy and express your joy.