Traditionally Dreamcatchers were constructed by tying sinew strands in a web around a small round or tear-shaped frame of willow. The resulting "dream-catcher", hung above the bed, is used as a charm to protect sleeping people, usually children, from nightmares. These Dreamcatchers from Made in New Mexico are Handmade by Navajo artisans. From Made in New Mexico. Ships Next Business Day. Satisfaction Guaranteed.