The pipe was sacred and represented the connection between the physical and spiritual worlds.
The bowl was associated with feminine energies; the stem with masculine.
When the pipe was joined together by a person who used it to pray and talk to the Great Spirit, it was thought to bring all of the kingdoms on Earth together.
Bowl is .25"
Hatchet is 3.125" x 1.25" at it's base.
The bear claw is a symbol of strength.
Antiqued leather wrapped stem is embelished with seed beads and a solitary carved bone feather.
Mouthpiece is 1"
8" in length
You will receive the pipe in the photo.
Navajo Artisan: James Shorty
Handcrafted in the United States