Feathers for Smudging, Hair Ties, Dance Feathers & more
Smudge Feathers - Feathers from various birds have been used over time by Native people for rituals, ceremonies, and for decorative purposes. They believe that the spirit and the gift of the bird remained with the feathers and could be called on to help them. Duck for emotional comfort and protection, Pheasant for creativity, fertility, protection and concealment. Owl for deception, insight and night vision. Swan for beauty and self empowerment, Peacock for wise vision and watchfulness. Eagle for illumination of the spirit, healing and creation.
Feathers can be used to clear a space and when used with burning sage, they can be used to fan prayers up to the Great Spirit. They can also be used in healing ceremonies and help remove blockages, emotional or otherwise.