Debra Gasper Turquoise Animal Necklace
Length: 34″ / 86 cm
Handmade by Zuni artist Debra Gasper
The bear spirit animal symbolizes dominion and authority, and being larger than life. The meaning of the bear focuses on the need for solitude, rest, and quiet time, which is in a way similar to the crocodile animal spirit. Just like in life, there is a need for rest and recuperation after a long period of battle. Bear power is about self-healing, introspection and ultimate fearlessness.
The raven spirit animal is a reflection of the universe’s mystical ways and is a true reflection of the family of bird spirit animals. When your life is full of raven symbolism, it just signifies that you have a strong and mysterious force surrounding you.
The healing powers of Turquoise improve the mental state overall by increasing all of the following positive mental characteristics: serenity, creativity, empathy, positive thinking, sensitivity, intuition, happiness wisdom all of which result in a calmer state that leads to greater self-realisation.
The turtle spirit animal is one of the oldest living animals in the world. There is so much wisdom that you can gain from the turtle symbolism, such as persistence, endurance, and longevity. The turtle totem wisdom teaches us about walking our path in peace and sticking to it with determination and serenity. Slow moving on earth, yet also incredibly fast and agile in water, those who have the turtle as spirit animal may be encouraged to take a break in their busy lives and look around or within themselves for more grounded, long-lasting solutions. Traditionally, the turtle is symbolic of the way of peace, whether it’s inviting us to cultivate peace of mind or a peaceful relationship with our environment.
The power of the wolf spirit animal serves as a guide for you to trust your instincts and pay attention to what they’re trying to tell you. Wolf symbolism brings forth intelligence, loyalty, freedom, and social connections, and demonstrating them in a more balanced manner.
The horse meaning signifies overcoming obstacles, and how you should carry yourself in the face of adversity. Similar to the heron spirit animal, the horse spirit animal works hard to remind you to take care of your emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. The horse symbolism also speaks about freedom.