Stealthy and Sleek, Thomas the Mountain Lion has much to be Proud of. Carved of Elk Antler in the traditional fetish form, this blue eyed (Turquoise) feline is bound with Heishe and hand carved beads to complete an offering bundle representing the 6 Cardinal Directions.
Abalone/Multi-Color- Zenith, Gold Mother of Pearl/Yellow- North, White Mother of Pearl/White- East, Red Spiny Oyster Shell/Red- South, Lapis/Blue-West, Black Mother Of Pearl/Black-Nadir
Six directional animals are usually used for Medicinal/Healing or Hunting purposes.
Artist: Ray Tsalate
About 1 1/4"tall by 1"wide by 1 3/4"long