Courageous Heart

By Robert Michael Weahkee

Animal: Dog, Material: Antler
This offering is sold.

Robert Michael Weahkee's carving are always fantastic but this little dachshund of antler sent us over the edge with it's cuteness, but don't let appearances fool you. Did you know that dachshunds were originally bread to hunt Badgers in Germany.  The breed is known to be courageous and even willing to take on animals larger than themselves. So the next time your feeling a little daunted look to your dachshund friend to help pluck up your courage. This piece measure about 5 1/2" long by 3/4" wide and stands at a mighty 1 1/4" tall, with bright blue eyes of turquoise and an offering necklace of heishe shell and turquoise beads.