DescriptionOBSIDIAN WHALES: MOTHER AND CALF
Stone Source: Worldwide
Casually arching and swimming, this mother and child tableau is carved out of black obsidian. The baby whale is the spitting image of its mother on a much smaller scale. Featuring smoothly textured volcanic obsidian with a matte black surface, it is sensuously smooth to the touch, other than where the details on the carved pair standout such as the bumps on the tips of their snouts. These captivating details are visible on both of the two-of-a-kind carvings from tip to tail. The mother whale is heavy and measures 9 ½ in. (24 cm) in length with a height of 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm). The baby is 4 3/8 in. (11 cm) long and 1 ½ in. (4 cm) high.
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