This unique feather barrette by Cochiti Pueblo artist Dominic Arquero is¬†handcrafted from natural rawhide with hand-painted detailing.
Feathers are a powerful symbol in Native American culture. Revered in Pueblo culture, the eagle is the guardian of the sky, a messenger to the spirit world and a powerful symbol of strength and protection.
Eagle feathers are often attached to masks, rattles, prayer sticks and other objects used in traditional ceremonies.
This hand-painted barrette measures 4¬Ω inches long by 1 inch wide, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.