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Danette Laate: Quartz, Butterfly Maiden

Danette Laate: Quartz, Butterfly Maiden


The delicate details of the butterfly's wings and body are perfectly captured in the smooth quartz stone. The addition of turquoise dot inlay adds a whimsical touch, creating a stunning contrast against the quartz. This piece evokes a sense of nature's beauty, depicting the grace and elegance of butterflies. The choice to use these specific materials also holds significance: quartz is known for its healing properties, promoting positivity and clarity, while turquoise has long been revered as a protective stone associated with balance and spiritual growth. Together, they bring an undeniable energy to this carving, making it a captivating addition to any collection or space.

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 15/16" X Width 1/4" X Height 1 1/16" Purchased
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