The eagle is one of the most majestic and revered birds in our country as well as on our reservations. This particular eagle design was found carved into a conch shell at the native ruins Spiro Mounds in Oklahoma. The carving was repeated several times on the shell and was quite small. I found it quite intriguing and HAD to reproduce it.
Materials: Commercial clay, acrylic paint, waxed cotton string
Technique: Slab rolled; hand incision and hand painted
Size: Width - 6.75"