Our Shaman smudger features three large, black, white and gray feathers attached to a circular base featuring the image of the mighty Thunderbird. Smudging feathers can be used with any smudge including Sage, Cedar and Sweetgrass to purify your home, objects or people. Smudgers can also be used for rituals and ceremonies. SYMBOL: Since antiquity feathers from various birds have been used for decorative purposes, rituals and ceremonies. Feathers are believed to contain the spirit and powers of the bird they came from and these attributes can be called upon to aid the user.