Bird Skulls - Medium Raven Head from Bone
When you see the carving of a bird skull, is it a raven, crow, or sparrow? It symbolize the freedom of flight, the lightness of being, and ultimately the end that we all must all face, it will remind you to enjoy and embrace the gifts of each new day. Hand carved in the village of Tampaksiring, Bali, ideal for pendants.
All of our bone products are carved from cow bone, or in Bali known as water buffalo. In Indonesia, as in other tropical lands, the water buffalo is critical to farmers: it provides milk, it is a "living tractor” that plows rice paddies, and is prized by families. When a water buffalo dies, no part of it is wasted: in addition to providing beef to the family, the bones are cured and then carved by talented craft artists. The delicacy of this work reflects difficult hand skills that are passed from generation to generation.
Approximately 2.75" L x 1" W x 0.5" H
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