Details: This Modern Hand Carved, Howling Wolf Effigy Pipe is black, and an excellent quality pipestone. The ample stone bowl sits atop thecwof’s head. The bowl is solid, without inclusions, polished to a very high sheen. The cedar stem is part spiral and part flat as pictured. It has been stained and waxed to compliment the bowl. This large pipe is fully functional. It was created recently by expert pipe carver, Jay Rather. This pipe has been crafted to sustain well over the years and will be very well packaged. This Pipe and stem together measures approx a large 26-1/2 inches overall in length. The stone bowl alone measures 3-3/4″ long x 3-1/2″ high. When using materials such as sinew, antler, horn, bone, feather, fur, skin, shell, quill, hair, claws, teeth, scales, oil and fat, or any other part of an animal we are appreciative for its life and gift to us and thank the Creator. Note: Natural materials are used in waxes, pigments/stains, and other treatments of our finished items. We are concerned with the health of our family and our customer and caring for our environment is very important to us. We recycle and up-cycle when possible, aspiring to be good stewards. Each pipe is prayerfully crafted asking that in its new owners hands it brings about blessings and much good. One more Please :. The item’s price is for the finished product in the listing and does not include any further labor and/or material costs for modifying or altering it. If you are need of an item that is different than what you see, perhaps in another size, color, shape, etc. Thanks for Looking and please stop in often and view our newly listed items! Jay Rather, “The Pipecarver”. Rather began, his artistic career as a Realistic Watercolor Artist, with nationwide gallery affiliations and his work became part of private as well as corporate art collections. He has had a lifelong interest in all things “Native American”, greatly admiring all forms of their artwork. He began collecting artifacts, and then replicating the beauty he found in them. He creates using traditional design as well as his own. Rather has been offering his Modern, Hand Carved, American Indian Style Pipes first and foremost to Native Americans and others for their Spiritual Journeys with Prayer Pipes, Medicine Pipes and for Ceremonial purposes for two decades. Rather uses Quality Pipestone of Sacred Catlinite, Steatite, and other stone used by pipe makers of the past. Styles include: Plains Indian T Pipes, Effigy, Disc, Platform, Tube, Pipe-Tomahawk, Mic-Mac, and Elbow Pipes to name a few. In addition to pipes Rather is a knife maker and knaps points and blades from flint and other materials. You will also find his work to include fine celts, axes, banner stones, gorgets, discoidals, pendants, and more. Rather, known as “The Pipecarver”, has an online photo gallery by that same name, where a collection of some of his work (pipes and repro artifacts) including the work of his son, Lance Rather, an expert carver of effigy pipes can be viewed. Along with those talented carvers, Jay’s wife Karen, also working predominately in effigy pipes carves as well. Drop us a message if we can be of help. All Photos and written material in this listing are Copyrighted 2019 by J. The item “(WEF201) Howling WOLF Effigy Pipe Pipestone Stone Tobacco PIPE” is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Non-Native American Crafts”. The seller is “hrts4me” and is located in Copperas Cove, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Date Created: Present Day
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Artisan: Jay Rather