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Hopi Bear Paw/Prayer Feather Earrings

SKU: ERDS100-01
  • $182.00
"Hopi silver overlay earrings featuring the bear paw and prayer feather symbols handcrafted by Hopi silvermith Darren Seweyestewa. Earrings are 1.25"" long (hanging length 1.5"") by 1/2"" wide and weigh approximately 8.2 grams. Stamped sterling and marked with Darren's personal hallmark of DS.

Bear-Bear Paw: The bear or bear paw is a symbol of inner strength, power, authority and leadership. In creation or emergence stories the bear is often mentioned as ""first helper"".

Prayer Feathers:  Prayer feathers or ""Pahos"" are created out of cottonwood root or cedar and have specific feathers attached to catch the wind. They are generally created to communicate with the Creator of the Kachinas and are used to accomplish specific tasks of protection and blessings.