This piece is the IPISO WAAHSA (Morning Star) Earring. Morning Star is an important figure in Blackfoot Culture. Pomi-tapi-ksi (the Sky Beings) are part of our Blackfoot world.
Natosi (Sun), his wife Kokomi kisomm (Moon), and their son Ipiso waahsa (Morning Star), gave our ancestors important sacred ceremonies to use whenever we need their help and guidance in our lives.
These incredible earrings are available in both Moonstone and Citrine, and set into 24k gold vermeil. They are a stud style drop earring.
The Blackfoot have always been astrologers. We place great importance in the Star Beings. These beautiful earrings were created to honour IPISO WAAHSA,
Here is a story of Morning Star
One day a beautiful maiden named Feather Woman was sleeping in a field. She opened her eyes just as the Morning Star came into view, and she began to look on it with wonder. She mused in her heart how beautiful it was, and she fell in love with it.
Shortly after, she was collecting water when the most handsome man she had ever seen stood before her. He told her that he was Morning Star, and he had seen her in the field, and fallen in love with her too.
He invited her to come back with him, to his home in the sky. Feather Woman was stricken with awe and paralyzed by fear. She knew that this was a god standing before her. She told Morning Star that she would need time to say good-bye to her parents and sisters. However, he told her that there was no time for this.
He told her to close her eyes. When she opened them again, she was in the Sky-Country, standing before the lodge of Morning Star, home of his parents, the Sun and the Moon, where they were married.
The Gemstone we have used in these beautiful earrings is Moonstone. Moonstone is the stone of New Beginnings, Inner growth and Strength. A useful companion through change, it soothes emotional instability and stress. As a stone that is deeply connected to the femininity of the waxing and full Moon, Rainbow Moonstone has a reflective and soothing energy. Wearing moonstone can help you to connect with and honor your inner goddess.
These stunning earrings are 24k Gold Vermeil. We do not offer re-plating on Gold Vermeil. All sales are final on earrings. Please see our Customer Care Page for care instructions.
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