Antler Bear with Cuprite Messenger Bird

By Troy Sice

Animal: Bear, Material: Antler
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Troy Sice has beautifully carved out this delightful scene with a Bear carved out of antler, singing to its avian friend. The bear's eyes have been inlaid with lapis lazuli, its claws inlaid with ground jet paste and its delicate paw inlaid with pen shell. It wears a beautiful necklace that is inlaid with turquoise, lapis lazuli and red coral cabochons. The messenger bird has been carved out of cuprite, inlaid with turquoise eyes and accented with lapis lazuli cabochons. This adorable carving is about 1 1/4" wide and 3 1/2" tall.