This is a Navajo hand crafted arrow with a carved bone arrowhead. The center of the arrow is beaded and wrapped in leather with a carved stone. The end is wrapped with feathers and is notched at the end. This is a very detailed arrow with small artifacts added along the handle such as a medicine pouch and medicine wheel. It includes a Certificate of Authenticity by the artist.
Our Native American made arrows make excellent wall hangings as well as Arrow of Light Awards.
Warriors gained status not only by success in battle but in their skill in crafting weapons. Indian boys lived for the day they would be allowed to prove their heart on the war path. They learned that turkey or buzzard feathers made better arrow fletching than hawk or Eagle feathers because they were much more durable.
They learned what types of wood could be easily smoothed and straightened into arrows. They believed that the natural materials possessed their own divine power thereby increasing the Spiritual potency of their arrows. ©
SIZE: 33" From Tip to end
FEATHERS COME IN SOLID BLACK, BROWN BARRED OR GREY BARRED PATTERNS
As with all hand-made art, size and coloring will vary with each piece.