Beginning life in the water as nymphs before it matures as a winged adult Dragonflies
are truly transcendent. Because of this unique life cycle, spent in both the world of water and the world of air, Zunis will tell you that Dragonfly is the messenger who carries prayers from the physical world to the Spirit World. Sly Walela carved this four winged messenger from delicate pink mussel shell mother of pearl with eyes of inlaid opal, perfect for a Dragonfly. About 1 7/8" long with a wing span of 1 3/8".