Strawberry Parfleche Earrings (Sweetgrass)
These spectacular earrings by Ojibwe artist Wabanoonkwe Irick feature hand painted rawhide.
These are large statement pieces, measuring 2.5" long and 2" wide with delicately painted rawhide, sealed for longevity, and backed with two layers of soft and luxurious suede. With lever posts, the earrings stay securely in place.
Wabanoonkwe is the owner of House of Beauty by Wabanoonkwe. The meaning of her name is "Early Morning Spirit Woman, the one who greets the sun as it rises" She is a mother, sister, aunty and wife. Wabanoonkwe comes from a strong blood line of rich culture and deeply rooted traditions. She is a proud Anishinabekwe from the Ojibwe Tribe of Treaty 3, located in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. During the summer her and her daughters dance Jingle at pow-wows, they attend traditional Midewin Ceremonies and celebrate the season changes with the other members by harvesting food and medicines for the community.
They come packaged in a jewelry box for safe-keeping. This item ships from the US.