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Danette Laate: Lapis lazuli, Butterfly Maiden

Danette Laate: Lapis lazuli, Butterfly Maiden


She's made entirely out of lapis, a deep blue stone that gives her such a regal appearance. And her eyes? They're crafted from turquoise, which adds a stunning pop of vibrant color to her face. But the real showstopper is the intricate dot inlay on her wings and body. It's like nothing I've ever seen before. Each tiny dot is meticulously carved and placed, creating a mesmerizing pattern that's both intricate and delicate. This butterfly maiden just exudes beauty and grace with every inch of her being.

Maiden (kyatsik'i): All types of maidens are part of this collection: Corn Maiden, Grandmother Maiden, Butterfly Maiden, Maiden of Blue Corn, Maiden, etc.

Butterfly (Bu:la'kya): In its short life butterfly (Bu:la'kya) transforms from a tiny egg to a crawling caterpillar, then becomes an outwardly still cocoon until a winged creature emerges. Butterfly medicine shows us the significance of each stage of transformation. Butterfly dances on flowers, tastes nectar and flowers through its feet, sees the hidden spectrum of ultraviolet, and gracefully flies on invisible atmospheric currents, displaying balance and poise. Although butterfly looks delicate some varieties tenaciously migrate incredible distances of up to 3,000 miles. Butterfly‚Äôs element is the air, symbolic of mental realms. Our minds can go in any direction and our thoughts can take any form. Butterfly navigates this positive transformation with ease and brings powerful beauty to the world.

Dimensions: Length 1" X Width 1/4" X Height 1 1/4" Purchased
Regular price $75.00 USD
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