Dolomite Mother and Baby

By Faye Quandelacy

Animal: Mother, Material: Dolomite
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This gentle mother or maiden, has been carved out of dolomite by Faye Quandelacy. It carries its adorable baby on its back with grace and love. Its details are finely incised throughout, with both mother and baby's faces inlaid with turquoise and jet. The mother wears an inlaid turquoise pendant and her shawl and dress have been incised with delicate star patterns filled with ground jet paste. This heartfelt carving is about 1 1/4" wide and 2 5/8" tall.