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Not just thunder

Aho my friends. I hope you are all well and your path is treating you with kindness. This newest hat band concentrates on the mystery, star energy and our great thunder bird. On each side of the hat band is the mystery. Represented with a black background and a bright, powerful energy star in the center. Strong energy radiates in the form of fire arrows. The bright feathers that guide the energy, one to the thunder bird and the other to our medicine. The energy is funneled to the shaft that represents our red road. The arrow shafts are bordered with sun on the top and moon below on one road with it being reversed, like day becomes night, on the other arrow. This story is all about balance. When the back is closed a medicine wheel is formed. Spirit travels down the road and away from the illusion, past the energy gate to the waiting thunder bird. The thunder bird on the front is done in turquoise for a happy and safe journey as he delivers spirits back to the Mystery where they start their journey again or travel on to the stars. Enjoy the story, bead work and the balance this hat band holds.




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Thunderbird in shadow

Hello my friends and aho. Another hat band completed and ready to share its medicine. This hat band combines the thunder bird with its power and strength, with the red road and the spirit journey we are all on.
First, the story begins with the star or center of our universe. On the right side the star gives us sun and on the left moon. The life force and energy travels on the red path and spirit is formed from the energy. The feathers represent the channeling of the energy until that spirit energy finds a home and takes on form. The red road begins surrounded by the blue river of life and mystery. As the red path grows longer the road surrounds the river, learning and growing wise. There is sun above and moon below as the path is traveled, as it is in life. Once the path surpasses the river it grows rich and turns dark, full of its knowledge and rich with experience. Now it is linked with the world of the unseen and joins the thunder bird for its journey into the mystery. Taken by the thunder bird in sun if it`s a happy spirit and shadow if it is a sad spirit. The light spirit delivers spirit to our ancestors to tell its story. The dark thunder bird delivers spirit back to the star and is left there to start the journey again. The back of the band receives the same star light and energy and turns it into medicine thus completing your circle when on your hat.

This is a powerful band and opens another chapter in my journey with hat bands. The thunder bird represents the coming together of twin or split spirit that has been on separate paths, coming together and making a perfectly balanced spirit.
All my hat bands are shipped with a bead keeping them in a circle so that the medicine is not lost. As you wear the band your medicine will soon flow through the band and share its story and strength. Thank you….Johnny Blackbird

The turquoise represents a good rewarding journey, the dark red is the color of peace and contentment, the feathers are strong and pure the stars are in the black of the unknown and mystery. Near the back the moon is above and the sun below representing night over day, the time energy or spirit travels free. You can see all my hat bands here

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Thunderbird and medicine

Hello again my friends and aho! I have finished another story hat band. This one is part of what`s becoming a new look or rather an old look revisited. Like all my hat bands it tells a story of strength, journey and following our path no matter what the illusion places in the way. This time it is a light colored thunder bird on the front, on a brick red background. Being light in color this one is full of good medicine. Strong yellow and red medicine from the sun and the white nurturing medicine from the moon. To see this hat band and others please go to This hat band features a split red road. The road is separated with the river of life, then surrounded by the river and then separated again as we travel it on our journey of discovery. The sun and moon are above and below our path and rotate to make sure we have balanced medicine.
The thunder bird is strong and balance with Sun and moon energy along with bright stars sending their medicine across time. The links tie us all together as we travel our path back to the stars. Thank you. Johnny Blackbird

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