Callie's Dreamcatchers: Bulletproof Aura

A Parisian born in Hawaii! In the Marais, Callie Mahoney is undoubtedly the only one who can display such an exotic pedigree – which also gives her something in common with former President Barack Obama, also a native of the American Pacific archipelago.

Bulletproof Aura Dream Catcher

But Callie's story doesn't end there. At 15, she left Hawaii with her mother to start a modeling career in New York. Very quickly, her job took her to Italy. “In Milan, and they told me that Paris was Mecca. »

And this is how a girl from the other side of the world finds herself living in the heart of Paris where, among other activities, she teaches at the Marais Yoga Center.

“I have always remained connected to nature,” says this pretty woman steeped in Native American shamanism.

Bulletproof Aura Dream Catcher

Dream island (Hawaii), dream job (model), dream city (Paris)… There is a certain logic to this American devoting her life to making dream catchers, or dream catchers.

Called dreamcatcher in English, these Native American handicraft objects composed of a hoop and a network of threads in the shape of a net where feathers mingle have a mystical purpose.

“In France,” she explains, “not everyone appreciates what a dream catcher installed in their home can bring, whereas in America, especially on the west coast, people are steeped in Native American culture and they know the benefits of this object. »

Bulletproof aura dream catchers at Ls succulent cacti

So what are Callie's dreamcatchers for, examples of which can be admired in the shop window? Succulent cacti, rue de Turenne?

“These are nets that catch nightmares in the night,” explains the designer. “At sunrise, the rays of the star burn them before they then slide over the feathers. After which, the semi-precious stones provide protection because lithotherapy (stone therapy) works on the unconscious and the spiritual. 

I therefore personalize my dream catchers, the price of which varies from 80 to 1700 euros depending on the requests, sizes and personality of the buyers because each being and each dreamcatcher are unique,” ​​says this very friendly “Marais shaman” who also exercises her creative talents by making objects, leather bracelets or beaded necklaces.  

We remember that Barack Obama's first book was called “My Father's Dreams”. The one about the Hawaiian girl from the Marais could be called “Callie's Dreamcatchers”.

Succulent cacti
111 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris
Monday from 13 p.m. to 18 p.m.
Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 19 p.m.
Tel: +01 48 87 07 18

Bulletproof aura jewelry

Text: Katia Barillot

10.12.21

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