Middle of the Summer Moon

Aabita-niibino-giizis two-prong Native American silver turquoise ring

Title:  Aabita-niibino-giizis (Middle of the Summer Moon)
Type : sterling silver ladies' ring set with high-grade natural turquoise; two-prong ring shank
Materials : sterling silver, high-grade blue natural Persian turquoise
Stone size:  1.18 x 1.97 in (15 x 30 mm)
Price from : 1,455 USD* / 1,945 CAD* / 1.500 EUR**

Prices are indicative and depend on ring sizes, the current price of natural turquoise, and the actual currency rates. 

*Shipping costs included, US and Canadian tax rates excluded. Please note that persons holding a Canadian First Nations Status Card and living and working on their reserve  are generally tax exempt .         

**Shipping costs excluded, Dutch BTW included.

Land of the South Wind and the smoke of the sacred white cedar

Sterling silver ladies' ring  designed and handcrafted by Zhaawano Giizhik. The ring has a two-prong ring shank and is mounted with a 1.97 x 1.18 inch (15 x 30 mm) high-grade blue turquoise.

The moon called “month of July” in dominant society is called “middle of the summer moon” or "berry moon" by the Anishinaabe First Nations throughout Canada and the USA. During this moon the berries are ready for picking.

The solid blue color of the high-grade oval turquoise stones symbolizes zhaawano-giizhig (the Southern Sky), the warm land were zhaawani-noondin (the South wind) rules. Subtle white strokes of clouds upon the blue sky stone complete the ring design.

The blue color of the stone also represents the smoke of giizhik (the northern white cedar, the tree of life). Giizhik aniibiish (the cedar leaf) is a sacred, medicinal plant among the Anishinaabemowin-speaking peoples of the northwoods and a harmonizing spirit that represents the southern direction.

To read more about the symbolism of this ring, please go to our art blog.

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