Authentic Native American Indian Apache Dreamcatcher
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3" diameter hoop wrapped in soft deer skin.
In the center of Spider Woman's web is a hand-carved quartz butterfly totem. At the edge is a bright red piece of branch coral.
Below the hoop is a swag of quartz beads, glass beads and nickel beads.
Whitehawk - Apache
DC154 - $75
Paula says - "What a wonderfully made dreamcatcher. Excellent materials and workmanship; entirely hand crafted, made in ceremony, with attention to detail and durability by Apache artist Cynthia Whitehawk.
"Comes with Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist."
9 from top of hoop to bottom of golden deerskin fringe. 6" deerskin fringe with tiny glass crow beads and coral beads.
Words from Apache artist Cynthia Whitehawk:
DREAMCATCHERS are known to the Indigenous peoples of the Americas to filter and destroy bad dreams, thoughts or negative influences, allowing the good, positive and enlightening influences and strong healing to take place. Totems, fetishes, ritual and ceremonial items significant to the owner are added for additional healing energies. Read more about dreamcatchers . . .
SPIDER WOMAN - She is the creator and weaver of life, the great teacher, protector and Mother of all creation. She manifests as Sacred Guardian, overseeing the welfare of all those in need. In her aspect as Creator and Mother, Spider Woman affirms that women are essential and central to the life process. She reminds us that people of all races were created from the same source, with equal rights and responsibilities.
QUARTZ - Quartz is a crystalline mineral that come in many forms, including amethyst, aventurine, citrin, opal, rock crystal, tiger eye, rose quartz, and many others. Known as the "master healer", quartz is believed to amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Quartz crystals are used to draw off negative energy of all kinds.