Antler Bear with Horned Toad Shawl

By Troy Sice

Animal: Bear, Material: Antler
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Troy Sice's stunning antler Bear contentedly sways to the beat of the drum. It wears a shawl incised and inlaid with a gorgeous horned toad guardian of ground jet, pipestone and malachite; accented with tadpole designs. This amazing bear's shawl is also inlaid with colorful and scrumptious materials like turquoise, gold lip shell, malachite, abalone, mother-of-pearl, lapis lazuli, orange spiny oyster shell, pen shell and jet. This bear's claws and paws are inlaid with ground jet paste, and it has an adorable face with inlaid lapis lazuli eyes. It wears beautifully inlaid necklace with cabochons of red coral, turquoise, malachite, gold lip shell, abalone, mother of pearl, pen shell, variscite and pink coral. This superbly beautiful carving is about 3 3/4" wide and 6 1/4" tall.