Wolf Symbolism | What does a wolf symbolize? The symbolic meaning of Wolf Jewelry


Lately, I’ve had a recurring dream where a wolf appears and meets me. Bizarrely, I’m now seeing wolf imagery everywhere I go in real life as well. Wolf symbols, imagery, and even wolf jewelry appear in front of me. It’s getting to the point where I’m used to it and looking for wolves consciously. Does that mean my spirit animal is a wolf? And what exactly is the wolf dream meaning?

To try to make sense of this, I started looking into wolf symbolism and wolf dream meanings. Here’s what I’ve found.

Notable Traits of Wolves  

Wolves are surprisingly misunderstood animals. They’re often seen as ominous or even evil (think of werewolves and the spooky howl of a wolf in old horror movies), but they’re pleasant creatures. 

Familial Bonds

Wolf symbolism is often associated with solitude and loneliness (the proverbial “lone wolf”), but they’re actually very social creatures. Most people assume wolves are extremely hierarchical, but their family units are actually very complex and include broad extended families. Wolves mourn their lost comrades much like humans do.

Collaborative

Wolves’ pack mentality lets them live collaborative, cooperative lives. Raising and feeding pups, hunting, and defending territory is a group effort.

Bracelets symbolize wolf

A wolf bracelet is a masculine jewelry design for men and has its spiritual meaning. The Azuro wolf bracelet with spiritual beads has given the design a new look.

What Does a Wolf Symbolize?

Animal symbolism is prominent in a wide variety of cultures all around the world. Since wolves can be found in the wild in a wide range of locations, wolf symbolism have come to symbolize a lot of different things in different cultures. But there are a handful of key trends that are more or less consistent across cultures.

Freedom

Although wolves aren’t as isolated as people often think, their reputation as solitary creatures has earned them an enduring spot as a symbol of independence and making your own way in the world. Trailblazers, entrepreneurs, and people forging new paths in life often look to the wolf symbolism for inspiration

Instincts

Wolves are notorious hunters, relying on their instincts to stay in tune with their pack and provide for their social circles. For those looking to get in touch with their animal instincts and to learn to go with their gut, wolf symbolism provides an excellent source of inspiration.

Family Love

One of the most famous wolf symbolism is family love. Despite their reputation as solitary creatures, the reality is that wolves forge strong bonds of familial love, making them a prime example of family in the animal kingdom. Tight-knit families, either biological or chosen, often refer to themselves as “wolf packs.”

Wisdom

Wolves’ contemplative nature and association with nature, wilderness, and the phases of the moon go hand in hand with a reputation for wisdom and sacred knowledge. There’s something mystical about wolves that’s stood the test of time.

Using Wolves in Your Spiritual Practices

Consider calling on images of the wolf when you’re manifesting protection, working on listening to your animal instincts, or hoping to forge strong relationships. Spirit animal wolf can also inspire you to break free of restrictions in your life – physical, mental, creative, or financial.

What does a wolf dream meaning ?

Wolf's dream meaning is a tricky one. Wolves tend to embody dichotomies. They can either be the lone wolf or a member of a pack, an alpha or an omega, a predator or an empowering symbol for those on a spiritual journey. When they show up in dreams, that tends to be a sign to trust your intuition and keep a bigger worldview in mind as you analyze the dream.
If your wolf dreams tend to be eerie or make you uneasy, take another look; they might be delivering a message that’s deeper than your initial reaction. A wolf appearing in your dreams frequently is a sign of confronting whatever emotion it seems to instill.

The Forest Howl

The wolf totem symbolizes protection, loyalty, love, and intuition. The azurite gemstone gives the wolf bracelet a forest vibe.

What does a wolf symbolize in jewelry?

Wolf Bracelets in Viking Culture

In Norse mythology, wolves have a close relationship with Odin, which earned them an important spot in many stories. The mythical wolf Fenrir is one of the most feared creatures in Norse mythology. Wolf symbolism can be seem as the destructive forces of time and nature, sometimes outstripping even the gods in terms of might and ferocity. But they can also represent bravery, teamwork, and spirituality.The viking wear wolf jewelry, wolf bracelets wish them good luck for the hunt. 

Wolf Rings in Eastern Culture

In some Asian cultures, wolves are seen as the guardians of the gates of heaven. It’s been said that wolves are the ancestors of Genghis Khan. Ancient Mongolians believed they were all descendants of wolves and they will be horned with wolf bracelets or accessories once they become 18-year-of-age.
In Japanese mythology, farmers used to leave offerings near wolf lairs, asking them to protect their crops from scavengers and wild animals. Amulets and charms featuring the wolf were seen as protective against disease, fire, and other threats.
Japanese farmers put wolf totem into the decor, hats or even bracelets to be remained how important wolfs are. 

Obsidian Wolf Bracelet

Mixing the matt black obsidian with a silver wolf bracelet adds to the mystery of the design.

Wolf Pendants, and Wolf Bracelets Today

Today, wolf jewelry can be as rich and carried as wolf symbolism itself.Wolf jewelry has derived into many varations, wolf pendants, wolf bracelets, or wolf rings.It can symbolize ferocity and animalistic urges. But wolves jewelry can also symbolize things like:

  • Generosity
  • Wisdom
  • Intelligence
  • Friendliness
  • Compassion
  • Loyalty

The beauty of modern symbolism is that you’re free to draw your own conclusions about what wolves mean to you. When you wear a piece of wolf-inspired jewelry, you can imbue it with your own meaning, letting it guide you to your higher self.Create your own meaning wolf symbolism that is tailored to you.

Govern your inner power with Wolf Pendant

The wolf totem symbolizes protection, loyalty, love, and intuition. Crafted each wolf pendant for over 40 hours to capture the liveness touch of a wolf.

What Can it Mean if You Strongly Identify With the Imagery of Wolves?

Feeling drawn to wolves can also mean they have something to teach you. When I noticed myself being drawn to wolf imagery, I started to seek them out and eventually started looking for ways to carry the image of a wolf around with me. Their collaborative spirit and contemplative nature remind me that being independent doesn’t mean rejecting social support around me. I guess it meant more as a message to allure me for a change. Even a slightly change of how I style myself can feel a sense of relieve.

After doing my research and gaining a deeper understanding of the meaning that wolves have carried for centuries, I decided to purchase a wolf bracelet that I now happily wear. I love admiring the elegance of the jewelry as well as the meaning behind the piece.

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