Tiny Frog with Moth Friend

By Ricky Laahty

Animal: Frog, Material: Serpentine
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No larger than a quarter this tiny Frog would be a perfect companion to take along with you in a pouch. Carved of ricolite, a serpentine found only in the southern part of New Mexico near the Gila river. This little amphibian has a moth friend which has landed lightly on its back. With raised inlaid eyes of pen shell and jet this frog is just a hair over 1" long, 1/2" wide, it is not quite a 1/4" thick.