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Turtle Medicine Deer Antler Smudge Feather by Tammi Johnson
This item will sell on November 8, 6pm PST in the Divination Nation: Enchanted Arts auction.
Ships from United States within 5 business days of payment.
Full Deer Antler with Dyed "eagle" Feather.
Has turtle charm on handle. Free Shipping if Bidding reaches 45.00 Plus extras.
Turtle is a powerful totem animal for protection and is associated with Other associations for the turtle include:
Lunar (moon aspect)
Femininity (except in African lore where it is considered a male symbol)
In China and Japan the turtle is a symbol for longevity.
In Asian myth the turtle represents cosmic order:
Its shell is symbolic of the heavens
Its body symbolic of the earth
Its undershell represents the underworld.
Furthermore, it is considered to have brought about the creation of the universe from its parts.
What's more, the turtle is a symbol of motherhood and creation. You can read more about that here.
Divination or foretelling has been known to be conducted by reading a turtle's shell and underbelly. These parts of the turtle are said to depict a map of the stars and sacred writings. Furthermore, most turtle shells are divided into thirteen sections which is associated with the thirteen phases of the moon in a year.