Hand Made Native American Apache Indian Ceremonial Rattle

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Cynthia Whitehawk - Apache
Soaring Raven Spirit Rattle

Four Directions - Medicine Wheel
HK Item #RT927

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Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

Size
16" tall x 6" wide
17" circumference at largest point
Materials
Gourd, deer hide, silver beads, red buffalo horn beads, silver cones, pea hen feathers
Hallmark
Signed by Cynthia Whitehawk
Artist
Cynthia Whitehawk, Apache

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

Bright Anasazi designs both top and bottom.

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

How This Rattle was Made

"Each gourd (gourd is another of Mother Nature's wood items) is grown and crafted with respect and ceremony. PYROGRAPHY is used - carving into the surface with fire. Followed by using archival quality dyes, paints & sealer to accent the design, letting the beauty of the natural gourd shine through." - Cynthia Whitehawk

Cynthia Whitehawk - Apache
Soaring Raven Spirit Rattle
Comes with certificate of authenticity.
RT927
$250 plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)
SOLD

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Paula says -

"This Soaring Raven Spirit rattle is a very special work of art. It was entirely hand crafted - carved, wood burned, and painted. There are no is no glue-on decals, no tracings or appliqués used.

"The design includes two Four Directions Medicine Wheels each with a turquoise cabochon in the center, 1 large raven and 2 medium ones. The wrist strap is made of deer hide and is embellished with silver and red buffalo horn beads, silver cones and pea hen feathers.

"The sound of this rattle is crisp and clear."

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

There are two Four Directions Medicine Wheels, each with a turquoise cabochon in the center.

There are three ravens in all, one large one and two smaller ones.

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

Raven Morning Star Spirti Ceremonial Rattle

The wrist strap is made of deer hide and is embellished with silver and red buffalo horn beads, silver cones and pea hen feathers.

 

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From Apache Artist Cynthia Whitehawk

RATTLES - To First Nations people, shakers or rattles represent rain (for Prayers of abundance and prosperity) and tears, especially those of emotional release. Tears of joy signifying when the mind, body, soul and Spirit connect. Ceremonially, rattles are used in cleansing and purifying, Spiritual guidance work, Celebration and in thanks and respect to Ancestral Spirits.

RAVEN/CROW - Raven and Crow are very similar in their strengths: both carry great responsibility to Spirit and are the messengers of magic and healing from the universe where all knowledge waits for us. They also symbolize changes in consciousness, of levels of awareness and perception. Shamans, Spiritualists and Healers with Raven/Crow Medicine are able to use their gifts with deeper clarity, understanding and insight, developing greater power and skill in their abilities.

MEDICINE WHEEL - The Medicine Wheel represents American Indian Spirituality - the journey each individual must take to find his or her path. The Medicine Wheel is based on the four cardinal directions and the four sacred colors. A circle represents life; at the center of the circle is the eternal fire.

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