Maiden Grinding Corn

By Claudia Peina

Animal: Corn Maiden, Material: Antler
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Claudia Peina's maiden, carved from antler, is hard at joyful work. Kneeling over a traditional grinding stone she gives thanks while she turns the seasons corn harvest into traditional cornmeal. She wears a dark shawl and a necklace of inlaid coral, her eyes are inlaid jet, turquoise cabochons decorate her nicely incised hair whorls. Claudia's carving talent shows in the delicacy of the maiden's hands. A smaller carving measuring about 2 7/8" tall by 7/8" wide.