***ONE OF A KIND - HAND KNOTTED ON SILK CORD***Feathers are a symbol of giving thanks & appreciation. In fact, many Native American and Aboriginal tribes used feathers in sacred ceremonies. The Iroquois for example used feathers to give thanks for all their bounty. The act of attaching feathers to oneself is a ceremonial action that sets an intention for growth and abundance. Where many cultures use feathers to lift up intent and prayer to the sky gods - just as many consider feathers a message from the gods. From Aztec to Zuni there is evidence that feathers found should be seen as a gift from the gods. They represent messages, and it is the finder's duty to consult the gods for clarity.This handmade luxury one-of-a-kind Mala style necklace is made of Clear Quartz and Hematite gemstones with Sandalwood accent beads. A Ruby was added to inspire happiness, devotion and romantic love! Each gemstone is separated by hand knotted red silk cord. A carved wood feather and red tassel dangle from a wooden ring.All accents are in sterling silver.Approximately 41" long.