Cherokee Tears necklace. This beautiful beaded necklace is made form traditional white corns, the very same corn bead that grows on the Trail of Tears.
Each necklace contains 7 Cherokee tears which represent the 7 directions from the Cherokee legend; North, South, East, West, above the earth, below the earth and center of the earth.
These necklaces have great sentimental value not only for the Cherokee people, but for all those indigenous groups that were affected by the Trail of tears.
This bead work has traditional medicine colors; red, black and white. Wear them to honor our people and our culture.