Hand Carved Bone - Skull and Snake Spirit - Small
The practice of rendering bone into a work of art dates back to the prehistoric past. Bone carving has been associated with many civilizations around the world that favored it as an art medium. Artworks featuring animal bones were typically associated with ceremony, ritual, and religion.
Bone carvings are said to represent a person's spirit and a person's essence is absorbed into the carving. Carvings carry the spirit of those who have worn, used, or carried it, and the carvings are often passed down through generations, carrying the spirits of ancestors.
l 2 3/4" x w 1" x h 3 3/4"