12in Long Elk Ironwood Carving - Lodge Decor
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This authentic one-of-a-kind 12in Long Elk Hand-Carved North American Ironwood Sculpture measures approximately 12in H x 12in L x 8in W. This unique Lodge Decor piece is meticulously crafted from native ironwood by local artists. This wood is named for it's very heavy weight and hard texture which is very difficult to carve, but has a complex grain and rich natural finish that needs no laquer. PLEASE NOTE: The horns/antlers are shipped detached as they are fragile and will need to be assembled after you receive this item. They are meant to easily fit snugly in pre-drilled holes with no glue necessary.
This carving is a wonder of nature, hand crafted in amazing detail from one of earth's hardest natural organic substances. This is an authentic art piece crafted in the Sonoran Desert from native Olneya ironwood by Sunland Artisans, a consortium of nearby skilled artists. Found almost exclusively in the desert of Arizona, this tree is truly one of nature's wonders. North American desert ironwood gets its name from its amazing hardness and heavy weight (similar to petrified wood). Though this wood is very difficult to work, it is meticulously carved and etched to reveal incredible detail. It is then sanded and polished to bring out the rich, dark grain and unique personality of the wood. The end result is an amazingly smooth hard finish remarkably achieved with no lacquer or varnish. Due to its extreme density, it is resistant to water, scratches and stains. And it's very easy to clean with a damp cloth. Occasional treatment with paste shoe polish and light buffing will give this art piece a rich shine and bring out the intricate detail of the wood. This item ships directly from Southern Arizona, USA, home of the Ironwood Forest, America's largest concentration of Olneya Tesota trees. Our 12in Long Elk Hand-Carved North American Olneya Ironwood Figurine measures 12-inches high x 12-inches long x 8-inches wide (approximately). Exact dimensions may vary slightly as each is hand crafted. Our is a unique Lodge Decor item made in North America. This item is not Indian made as defined in A.R.S. 44-1231 (Arizona) or Indian produced within the meaning of USC 305(e) (Federal). Contains the predominate color(s): Brown, Natural Wood.
|Name||12in Long Elk Ironwood Carving - Lodge Decor|
|Color||Brown, Natural Wood|
|Shipping Info||This item will be carefully packaged and shipped out within 3-5 business days of ordering (excluding weekends and holidays).|
|Custom Stock Status||In Stock (leaves our facility in 3-5 bus. days)|
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