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Black Bear Spirit Healing Pendant
"Black Bear Spirit Healing Pendants" are made for those with a love of the forest, wildlife, the bear, or just want to wear something different. These lovely pendants include a small glass bottle filled with naturally shed Black Bear fur and tiny, tumbled bloodstone and quartz crystal stones. A silver-tone bear charm and a quartz crystal bead adorn the outside of the pendant.

The faux leather cord I've included with the pendant measures 14 inches and can be extended to 16 inches.


I chose quartz and bloodtone for an earthy healing bear pendant because of their metaphysical tendencies to heal the spirit of their wearer. Bloodstone is also a very earthy healing stone, which I find pairs well with the energy of the bear.

The fur contained within the bottle pendant was donated by several impressive Black Bears I've worked with at wildlife sanctuaries. Their fur was gathered during their natural spring shedding process. No animals were harmed in the making of this necklace.

As always, I use partial proceeds from the sales of my animal themed jewelry as donations to the animal sanctuaries and nature centers I support and/or volunteer for.

This pendant only ships within the United States.

Pendants are available through my Etsy store here: www.etsy.com/listing/493060355…
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American Bison Spirit Totem Pendant
The American Bison Spirit Totem Pendant (also commonly known as a buffalo) was made for those who have a special connection with nature, wildlife, the bison, or just want to wear something a little different. This unusual pendant is composed of a glass bottle charm filled with naturally shed Bison fur. The bottle is adorned with a silver-tone pewter Bison charm and is hung on a braided faux leather cord.

The naturally shed fur was gathered from the fencing around a farm sanctuary. No animals were harmed in the collection of the fur.

The necklace measures 14 inches, and can extend to 16 inches.

A portion of the proceeds from the sales of my wildlife jewelry is donated to the animal sanctuaries and nature centers I support and/or volunteer for.

Pendants are available for sale through my Etsy shop here: www.etsy.com/listing/384443118…
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Bronze Black Bear Spirit Totem Pendant
My Black Bear Spirit Totem pendants are made for those who have a special connection with nature, wildlife, the bear, or just want to wear something different. This unusual pendant starts with a mini glass bottle, which I then fill with naturally shed Black Bear fur (As a volunteer, I brushed some of the bears myself!) I then attach a wonderfully detailed bear charm to adorn the outside of the pendant, and string it on a braided faux leather cord.

The beautiful Black Bear fur contained within the bottle pendant was collected from several impressive Black Bears during their natural spring shedding process. No animals were harmed in the collection of this naturally shed fur.

Necklace measures fourteen inches, and is adjustable up to sixteen inches.

These pendants are only for sale within the United States.

As with all my animal themed jewelry, I save a portion of the proceeds from sales to donate to the animal sanctuaries I support and/or volunteer for.

This pendant can be purchased through my Etsy shop here: www.etsy.com/listing/243861725…
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Mystic Arctic Wolf Spirit Healing Bracelet
The Mystic Arctic Wolf Healing Bracelet was made for those who have a special connection with nature, wildlife, the wolf or just want to wear something unique. This beautiful bracelet is composed of elegant labradorite, gray moonstone, and rainbow moonstone beads, accented with silver-tone pewter ethnic style and leaf beads. A glass charm bottle filled with naturally shed fur from a beautiful female arctic wolf and a pewter wolf charm complete the piece.

The wolf fur contained within the bottle charm was collected from an female Arctic Wolf that resides at an animal sanctuary I support, during her natural spring shedding process. No animals were harmed in the collection of this naturally shed fur. 

This bracelet will fit a seven inch wrist.

As always, I save a portion of the proceeds from the sales of my animal themed jewelry for the animal sanctuaries and nature centers I support and/or volunteer at.

This bracelet can be purchased through my Etsy shop here: www.etsy.com/listing/521603213…
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White Wolf Spirit Healing Charm Bracelet (SOLD)
This White Wolf Spirit Healing Charm Bracelet was made for those who have a special connection with nature, wildlife, the wolf, or just want to wear something different. This intricate, unusual beaded bracelet is composed of the following gemstones and metals: moonstone and amethyst beads and alternating silver-tone pewter leaf and ethnic beads. These gemstones were chosen for their soothing color and metaphysical healing properties. Charms include a silver-tone pewter howling wolf and a small glass bottle filled with naturally shed fur from several different white wolves. 

The fur contained within the charm bottle was collected during the natural spring shedding process of several majestic white wolves that reside at animal sanctuaries I support. No animals were harmed in the collection of this naturally shed fur. 

This bracelet will fit a seven inch wrist or smaller.

As always, I save a portion of the proceeds from sales of my animal themed jewelry to the animal sanctuaries and nature centers I support and/or volunteer at.

This bracelet is available for purchase through my Etsy shop here: www.etsy.com/listing/252693617…
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Hi there,

Since lots of people are curious and have been asking lately, I have decided to write up a list of some of the animal sanctuaries and nature centers I have obtained the naturally shed fur I incorporate into my jewelry from. Also listed are some of the many different ways I give back to the sanctuaries and nature centers to help support the animals who have so generously allowed me or another volunteer to collect their shed fluff.

So here they are!

1. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary in Lucerne Valley, CA
Website: www.wolfmountainsanctuary.net/
Business Phone: (760) 248-7818

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is run by my aunt, Tonya Littlewolf. I began making jewelry that incorporates naturally shed fur from the wolves she rescues about ten years go. Special beaded bracelet and necklace jewelry designs made for Wolf Mountain Sanctuary are created specifically with each wolf's personality in mind. Wolf Mountain Sanctuary's specialty designs are ONLY sold at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary's on site gift shop. I have also given generous monetary donations to Wolf Mountain Sanctuary over the years.

Because I am the sanctuary founder's niece, and a volunteer, most of the fur I obtain from Wolf Mountain Sanctuary has been personally brush from the wolves by me.

2. W.O.L.F. Sanctuary in Laporte, CO
Website: wolfsanctuary.co/

A few years after I started making jewelry for Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, I was inspired by a friend and supporter of W.O.L.F. Sanctuary to create some pretties for their gift shop as well. I contacted W.O.L.F. Sanctuary to see if they might be interested, and they were! I was quickly inundated with fur brushed by animal care volunteers from their resident animals, and made nearly 300 individual pieces of jewelry for their on site gift shop, as well as for some of their auctions and fund raisers.

Because I need some funds to purchase supplies to make more jewelry for the sanctuary, W.O.L.F. Sanctuary allows me to keep a small amount of their resident wolves' fur to create some of the jewelry I sell online. Any special designs I have created specifically for W.O.L.F. Sanctuary can only be purchased from W.O.L.F. Sanctuary.

3. Fox Wood Wildlife Rescue in Concord, NY
Website: foxwoodrehab.typepad.com/

After making jewelry to help wolf specific sanctuaries for several years, I decided I wanted to help other kinds of animal rescues and sanctuaries as well. So, I did some research, and ended up calling Fox Wood Wildlife rescue to inquire if they might be able to collect some naturally shed fur from their resident foxes and coyotes during the spring. The lady who runs the rescue is very sweet, and even offered give the shed fur to me free for my own purposes! However, I insisted that she accept at least some small donation in return for the animals' fluff. Since she does not have a gift shop of any kind, we decided that I would donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each jewelry piece that contains her animals' fur to help her rescue.

4. Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Naples, FL
Website: www.shywolfsanctuary.com/

Shy Wolf Sanctuary is not just a sanctuary for wolves, but also many other creatures! Shy Wolf Sanctuary's residents include foxes, bobcats, coyotes, mountain lions, prairie dogs, sugar gliders, and many other species of animal.

From Shy Wolf Sanctuary I obtained naturally shed fur from several different species, including foxes and wolves, and use profits from jewelry containing that fur to sponsor Shy Wolf's lovely resident foxes.

5. Wolf Mountain Nature Center in Smyrna, NY
Website: www.thewolfmountainnaturecente…

One summer I decided to take a trip to northern New York State. It was there I came upon this beautifully constructed nature center that is home to not only wolves, but coyotes and Arctic Foxes as well. I immediately fell in love with the place, and decided to sponsor their adorable mated pair of Arctic Foxes. Wolf Mountain Nature center allows people to purchase naturally shed fur from their resident animals at their on site gift shop, so of course I just had to grab as much as I could afford. Purchases of any jewelry containing the shed fur from Wolf Mountain Nature Center allows me to continue to sponsor their beautiful Arctic Foxes.

6. Maine Wildlife Park in Gray, ME
Website: www.mainewildlifepark.com/

For the past few years, I have been visiting the Maine Wildlife Park. The park takes in animals that are human habituated, handicapped, or otherwise cannot continue living in the wild. Their animal habitats are large, lush, and impeccably maintained. There, I pay to scrounge around animal enclosures during the spring shedding season with an attending volunteer. If I'm lucky, I will find tufts of fur from their resident animals. If I am even more lucky, a curious creature may show itself, and allow me to snap some pictures.

My greatest experience at the Maine Wildlife park was having a sweet, beautiful Gray Fox vixen allow me to crawl part way under her wooden platform area with her and remain there by her side out of the sun. Although she has since passed away, just having been in her presence is one of the most memorable and cherished experiences of my life.

If I gather enough naturally shed fur from the Maine Wildlife Park, any jewelry created using it will help me to pay my way in order to collect more tufts from their animal habitats, and to sponsor their resident Gray Foxes. In either case, the park gets paid.

7. International Wolf Center in Ely, MN
Website: www.wolf.org/

I found out about the International Wolf Center while searching for educational props for lectures given by some of the sanctuaries I volunteer at. Of course, I ended up sponsoring three of their resident wolves. For each wolf, I was given a few tufts of their naturally shed fur. If I decide to use this fur for any of my jewelry, profits I make from said jewelry will be used to continue sponsoring the International Wolf Center's resident wolves.

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Anyway, I hope this journal entry helps to answer some questions about where and how I obtain naturally shed fur, and how I give back to the animals.

Thanks for reading,

~DaybreaksDawn

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ZirratheGoldenFox Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2017  Student General Artist
Thank you for the favorites on my little leather trinkets! I'm so glad you enjoy them! 
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DaybreaksDawn Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome. I love trinkets, as you probably know. :)
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LuckyStarhun Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch, much appreciated! :)
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DaybreaksDawn Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome. :D
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10animallover10 Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for teh favs and also the llama :3
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DaybreaksDawn Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome. :)
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ZirratheGoldenFox Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Student General Artist
I couldn't help but notice your name is also Aurora? 
Aaaannnd you have interest and love for foxes. 
I share these traits!

I love your crystal jewelry, all of it looks divine!
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DaybreaksDawn Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the compliment. :)
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Snowkitty129 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Omg
These pictures are pretty great ;v;
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DaybreaksDawn Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you. :)
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