Native American Apache Indian Ceremonial Wolves Spirit Rattle

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Cynthia Whitehawk - Apache
White Wolves Spirit Medicine
Healing Long Handle
Gourd Rattle

HK Item #RT935

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Wolves Morning Star Spirit Ceremonial Rattle

Size
11" tall
14 1/2" circumference around bulb
Materials
Gourd, deer hide, turquoise, green glass crow beads, silver beads, white horse hair, tiny glass seed beads inside
Hallmark
Signed by Cynthia Whitehawk
Artist
Cynthia Whitehawk, Apache

Wolves Morning Star Spirit Ceremonial Rattle

Wolves Morning Star Spirit 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

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Cynthia Whitehawk - Apache
Wolves Spirit Rattle
Comes with certificate of authenticity.

Paula says -

"This rattle is entirely hand crafted, carved, wood burned, and painted. There are no is no glue-on decals, no tracings or appliqués used.

"The design includes a Four Directions Medicine Wheel with a turquoise cabochon in the center, a large white wolf face and 3 howling white wolves. The wrist strap is made of deer hide and is embellished with green glass trade beads, brass beads and white horse hair.

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

Wolves Morning Star Spirit Ceremonial Rattle

Wolves Morning Star Spirit Ceremonial Rattle

Four Directions Medicine Wheel has a turquoise cabochon in the center.

Wolves Morning Star Spirit Ceremonial Rattle

Anasazi design around the top and bottom of the gourd bulb.

Wolves Morning Star Spirit Ceremonial Rattle

Bottom is signed and dated.

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.

WOLF teaches great dignity, courage, powerful Spirit communications, instinct and intelligence. Deep family connection and importance, stealth, wisdom, and extreme endurance. Wolf is a powerful ally on our Spiritual Journeys.

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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