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Medicine Wheel Information

Medicine Wheel Information
The Medicine Wheel is based on the teachings of Native Spirituality  which is broken into four areas.
Since each segment of the wheel represents different life lessons thay must be kept in balance in order to be a ‘whole’ person.

Medicine Wheel Information -The 4 directions of the wheel and north, east, south and west. They also represent the phases of life (childhood, adolescence, adulthood, Elder), the seasons of the year (spring, summer, fall, winter), physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.

Most importantly, the segments
represent the Physical, Mental, Spiritual and Social elements whcih must be developed and
nuitured . Since all 4 are equally important , most of all, if one of these aspects is neglected, a person may
experience a feeling of being ‘unbalanced’ and one of the segments needs to be addressed. This is life’s constant challenge

Generally the colors are White for North , Yellow for East , Red for South and Black for West, but this is not the only configuration that is used , or possible.

So, different Tribes require different colors in the four corners as life changes and the person develops.

For example, some change the black ( Onyx ) of the West to blue ( Lapis )  in a young man’s wheel when he goes through the right of passage into Manhood. This is not a standard alteration but a limited change for some Tribes.

I have had several requests for colors or stones that I never considered ‘ correct ‘ but they insisted that the colors be in that configuration or gem.

Finally, a good book reference for a brief explanation of the medicine wheel but for great detail on

animals and their significances is:
Medicine Cards , by Jamie Sams & David Carson, from Bear & Co, Sante Fe, New Mexico

Also, by having a quick peak at Googles search engine you will gain enough links to keep you busy a very long time.

Medicine Wheel Information – sample

Medicine Wheel InformationMedicine Wheel Information - 7 Sided Medicine Wheel 2mm Sapphire 3mm Topaz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MDe11c 3/8" wide band medicine wheel and sun burst in gold

Channel 4Directions Medicine Wheel -ChSt11a - Bearclaws, Turquoise, Coral, Citrine and Diamond with Wolf paws and Bearclaw version with Turquoise replacing Onyx

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MdSt31c- Wide band with Onyx, White Sapphire, Citrine and Ruby - gold on gold

 

 

Summary
Information on the Medicine wheel
Service Type
Information on the Medicine wheel
Provider Name

Bearclaw Jewelry,
3264,Mission,BC, Canada-V2V 4J4,
Telephone No.604-614-1853
Area
world wide
Description
Information on the Medicine wheel , the 4 directions ,and it's meaning in Native Spirituality


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