Earring Length: 2.25"
Inspiration behind piece: Wohpe is the Lakota Sioux Goddess of peace, dreams, beauty and spirituality. Her name means “meteor”, as it was believed that with each falling star she may grant a wish or mediate a problem between friends. Also known as White Buffalo Woman, legend says that she appeared before two hunters one day dressed in all white while she gave them a scared pipe as a symbol for peace. One of her symbols is Turquoise, as it reflects the many shades of blue in the sky and has long been a symbol for friendship and spirituality.About Turquoise: A valued “power stone” used in amulets since time immemorial, Turquoise is said to provide solace for the spirit and vitality for the body. The stone is known to instill inner calm, aid creative expression and stimulate romantic love. Native Americans called it the “sky stone” or “stone of heaven” as it was believed that the stone’s high vibrations can build a spiritual bridge between worlds and give strong psychic powers to its bearer.