We are pleased to be able to offer this beautiful handcrafted Rawhide rattle.
Made by Mary Apachite, a member of the Navajo nation.
This large rattle is approx. 15" in overall length. & has a leather loop near the top for hanging.
The rawhide turtle rattle portion measures roughly 3x3" & has the hand painted turtle design on one side
The handle of the rattle is wrapped in dark brown deerskin leather
Seen along the length of the handle are two hand chipped stone arrowheads on either side of a tiny 1" leather medicine wheel & decorative antiqued brass upholstery tacks.
The bottom end of the handle has leather fringe with translucent royal blue & white glass crow beads and some stained wooden beads.
The feathers are antiqued distressed imitation eagle feathers (domestic turkey) which give the piece an nice aged artifact look.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by the maker with their census number.
Our shipping & handling includes insurance for your protection
Please note: Because of the wildlife parts (deer hide) We are unable to ship this item outside of the USA. This includes APO addresses.