This Dream Catcher Kit by Monague Native Crafts, Mission, British Columbia comes with a ring, turkey feathers in various colours (each kit has unique coloured feathers), silver craft beads, leather, thread and instructions.
If you wish for only good dreams for someone dear or yourself, make this coloured feather Dream Catcher and hang it over the bed. You will be pleased to know that Legend has it that any bad dreams will be caught in the Dream Catcher’s web and will be trapped there and thus will not be able to reach the person sleeping in the bed below it.
This is a gift for anyone and for anyone and for all occasions. Kids can have lots of fun putting the Dream Catcher together with adult supervision. It is fun for adults too and of course there is the assurance (Legend only) that one will be protected from bad dreams if it hangs over one’s bed.
Buy a Dream Catcher Kit and make those evil dreams go away.
Approximate Size: 4″.
It is Handcrafted in Canada.
“Legend and beliefs
An Ojibwe legend recounted by American ethnographer Frances Densmore says the dreamcatcher originates with Spider Woman, known as Asibikaashi; she took care of the children and the people on the land. As the Ojibwe Nation spread to the corners of North America it became difficult for Asibikaashi to reach all the children. So the mothers and grandmothers would weave magical webs for the children, using willow hoops and sinew, or cordage made from plants:
Even infants were provided with protective charms. Examples of these are the “spiderwebs” hung on the hoop of a cradle board. These articles consisted of wooden hoops about 3½ inches in diameter filled with an imitation of a spider’s web made of fine yarn, usually dyed red. In old times this netting was made of nettle fiber. Two spider webs were usually hung on the hoop, and it was said that they “caught any harm that might be in the air as a spider’s web catches and holds whatever comes in contact with it.”