Each of these sacred pieces are built on a real skull. The leather is molded around the form, then tooled, sculpted and painted. We can build a piece on your skull or use one of ours. It is our way of reincarnating these beings into another powerful (art) form.
White tailed Deer with an inlaid heart of red ostrich. Hand carved and painted feathers.
A moose skull with a sculpted raven that is built up and 3 dimensional. The leather is one piece that forms around the head. Painting is applied to both the leather and the bone.
This cow skull is overlaid with leather that is a carved,raised up and painted rattlesnake. The sides are painted like scales.
Magpie Steals Buffalo Spirit
On this buffalo skull transformation, this single piece of leather down the front has been carved, sculpted and painted to tell a story. One of the bronze painted horn tips is turquoise and the other horn tip is not - the magpie is holding a turquoise stone in his mouth that he has "stolen" from the buffalo!
A beautiful Elk skull with full racks inspired by a trip to Mexico. It is inlaid with a red ostrich heard bordered with carved and painted "beading" , then carved with painted feathers and accented with milagros for good luck. When properly lighted, the shadows are a bonus.
The Mountain Lion
Elk skull with a raised, painted mountain lion.
My Mother's Heart
The Navajo Rainbow Goddess decorates this cow skull. She is raised, carved and hand painted and holds one of my mother's earrings.
Not for sale.