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Paula says -
"This rattle is the Dream of the Dragonfly's Dance. Entirely hand crafted, carved, wood burned, & painted. There are no is no glue-on decals, no tracings or appliqués used.
"The design includes two Four Directions Morning Stars each with a turquoise cabochon in the center, 2 large dragonflies and several smaller ones. The wrist strap is made of deer hide and is embellished with copper beads, red horn beads and cooper cones.
"The sound of this rattle is crisp & clear."
There are two large dragonflies, one teal and one red, plus several smaller dragonflies.
There are two Four Directions Morning Stars, each with a turquoise cabochon in the center.
From Apache Artist Cynthia Whitehawk
RATTLES - To First Nations people, shakers or rattles represent rain (for Prayers of abundance & prosperity) and tears, especially those of emotional release. Tears of joy signifying when the mind, body, soul & Spirit connect. Ceremonially, rattles are used in cleansing and purifying, Spiritual guidance work, Celebration and in thanks and respect to Ancestral Spirits.
DRAGONFLY - Spiritually embodies the stripping away all negativity that holds us back, helping us to achieve our dreams & goals. Reminds us that anything is possible & is the keeper of dreams, the energy within that sees all of our true potential and ability. Dragonfly inspires Spiritually & Creatively, helps on the path of discovery and enlightenment.
MORNING STAR - Infinite possibilities, Hope, Renewal, sign for Venus, also the Goddess. Honored as a sign of courage and purity of Spirit. The Ghost Dance Religion saw it as a symbol of the coming renewal of tradition, re-birth of the ancient ways of living with Mother Earth.