Dentalium Dragonfly - Medium
Precious and uniquely designed. This Quill Bill creation showcases dentalium dragonflies. They are fashioned from meticulously, hand-selected and sculpted dentalium and silver beads.
Dragonfly symbolism or the tusweca (Lakota language) is important to the Lakota and many other Northern Plains Tribes. The tusweca is considered a protector and is thought of as being able to transcend worlds, often being considered a messenger for relatives who have passed on. Tusweca were also considered teachers, especially for warriors such that, their speed, strength, and agility is considered a model for warriors' skills and abilities. Tusweca is also held in spiritual significance along with other thunder beings including whirlwinds, swallows, horses, dogs, ants, etc.
Measurements: 1.50” x 2” Earring weighs a comfortable .03oz