The word for dreamcatcher means “spider,” referring to the web woven to loosely covering the hoop. People found them to be a symbol of protection and comfort. Sometimes referred to as “Sacred Hoops,” they were traditionally used as talismans to protect sleeping people. The shape of the dreamcatcher is a circle because it represents the circle of life and how forces like the sun and moon travel each day and night across the sky. Print designed by NoMiNoU featuring art by Naomi Charlton.