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Daniel Chattin: Pink Mussel Shell with Turquoise, Dragonfly

Daniel Chattin: Pink Mussel Shell with Turquoise, Dragonfly


The translucent pink wings seem to shimmer as if illuminated by the morning sun, while the turquoise body adds an unexpected pop of color that immediately grabs your attention. This dragonfly exudes an air of grace and elegance, serving as a gentle reminder of the delicate balance between strength and fragility found in nature – an enchanting masterpiece sure to captivate any observer's imagination.

Dragonfly (Shumak'olo:wa): Ask Zunis about 'Dragonfly' (Shumak'olo:wa) and they will tell you that Dragonfly is the messenger who carries prayers to Spirit World. The double-winged form of Dragonfly is sometimes referred to as the “Pueblo Cross.” Dragonfly is recognized as a sign of water, which is where this remarkable creature lays its eggs. Where there is Dragonfly, there is water; where there is water, there is life. Dragonfly is a skilled aerial acrobat, and like the mind, can move quickly in any given direction to accomplish its goal. Being mindful of dragonfly can help us guide us to our own positive and transcendent goals. The lovely, often-iridescent colors of the wings remind us that the mundane existence that we commonly accept as the only reality may be an illusion.  

Dimensions: Length 2 5/16" X Width 1 3/8" X Height 3/16" Donated
Regular price $65.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $65.00 USD
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