On the Red Road

Misko-miikana silver wedding rings with gold inlay feather design




Wedding rings product information

Title : Misko-miikanang, Waase-aanzhe nimigizimiigwan (On the Red Road; Bright with Flame Is My Eagle Feather)
Type : Graphic Woodland design overlay wedding rings with eagle feather inlay, oxidized recesses

- Sterling silver, 14K red gold inlays (Item# SILVERWR-19-S ) (sic), or:
- 14K white gold, 14K red gold inlays, sterling silver interiors (Item# SILVERWR-19-WG )

Thickness : 0.071 in (1.8 mm)
Width : 0.394 inch (10 mm)
Set price from :
SILVERWR-19-S : 942.00 USD* / 1,175.00 CAD* / 968,00 EUR**

SILVERWR-19-WG : 2,070.00 USD* / 2,615.00 CAD* / 2.020,00 EUR**

*Prices are indicative and depend on the current silver and gold prices, current EURO/DOLLAR exchange rates, and ring sizes. Shipping costs and US and Canadian tax rates excluded . ** Price in Euros is indicative, Dutch BTW included , shipping costs excluded . Please see Order guide for information on costs of delivery.

See Order guide for information on costs of delivery.

Please note  that persons who hold a Canadian First Nations status card and live and work on their reserve are generally tax exempt.

PLEASE NOTE: The cost of precious metals is fluctuating weekly. Although prices on this website are being updated on a regular base, they are merely indicative. zhaawano@gmail.com for a customized price quotation if you find a set of wedding or clan rings or a piece of jewelry you are interested in ordering. Please do not forget to mention the item number and the exact ring sizes in case you ask for a price quotation for wedding rings or clan rings.

Some considerations when measuring ring sizes:

Professional sizing methods are more reliable and accurate than online or at-home methods. Professional sizing can be done at a local reputable jeweler.

It is important to take into account the width of your band as wider bands typically require a larger size to fit comfortably. It is therefore always best to be sized with a ring sizer of the same width as that of of the ring you intend to purchase.

The best size is usually the ring that fits snugly and gives a little resistance when you take it off. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Flaming eagle feathers embodying the principle of Anishinaabe bimaadiziwin

These unique, 0.3937 inch wide graphic overlay wedding bands consist of sterling silver; the eagle feather inlays, their stylized shape inspired by flame designs, are 14K red gold. The rings show oxidized, or sulphured, recesses, which creates a dramatic contrast with the red gold inlays.

The design of the wedding bands with the flaming eagle feathers conjure up an associaion with the flight of MIGIZI, the bald eagle whose mighty wing feathers carry him all the way to GIIZIS, the Sun who is the grandfather of all life energy. As the eagle's wing tips touch the sun they turn into the same flaming color as the sun itself.

In a deeper sense, the red feathers flaming up against the silver-and black background symbolize the journey of two companions sharing mino misko manidoo-miikana, the good red spiritual road. The feathers of the eagle and the spiritual road that they symbolize are in turn metaphors for bimaadiziwin, a way of life where being faithful to one’s origin and the well-being of one’s People are central, and where respect for oneself, each other, and one’s relatives and loved ones - but also for the larger world of all living things - is vital. In following bimaadiziwin, the Seven Instructions (often called “Grandfathers”) that have been passed on generation to generation, can serve as guiding principles along the road. 

"Giishpin biminizha’aman onowe
niizhwaaswi aanike-gagiikwewinan.
Giga-mino-bimaadiz wiiji’inenimadwaa

("When you live according to
The Seven Sacred Instructions
You will live a life of peace and harmony
With All of Your Relatives.")

- The principle of Anishinaabe bimaadiziwin: how to live a good and upright life.

> Read more about the symbolic meaning of the wedding rings.

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