MELROSE - A Fashionista Guide to Spiritual Symbolism: A Feather and The Evil Eye

By Ben Collinson

MELROSE - A Fashionista Guide to Spiritual Symbolism: A Feather and The Evil Eye

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A feather has multiple meanings. Usually linked to a favorable prognostic it represents veracity, love, a protector of evil and new beginnings.

A symbolic connection of a feather originated from Native Americans. Native Americans believe that feathers are meaningful gifts from nature. Including the sky, the trees, and water. The symbolism of a feather depends on which bird the feather is detached from. The bird is a spirit guide that helps people understand the differing stages of life.

Below is a chart from War Path To Pieces site explaining the Native American beliefs of what each feather means.

Meaning of Feathers Chart


Names of Birds

Meaning of Feathers

Meaning of Feathers of the:

Bluebird
A feather from a bluebird symbolizes happiness and fulfillment

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Crow
A feather from a crow symbolizes balance, release from
past beliefs, skill and cunning

Meaning of Feathers of the:

Dove
A feather from a dove symbolizes love, gentleness and kindness

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Eagle
A feather from an eagle symbolizes great strength, courage leadership, and prestige. The bald eagle and the golden eagle were considered sacred birds

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Falcon
A feather from a falcon symbolizes soul healing, speed, and movement

 

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