Origin: Sonora Desert, Arizona
Length: 14 1/4"Diameter: 3/4"
Weight: 3.2 ozCrafted: December 18, 2008 ID #: des002
Desert Ironwood is rare and one of the hardest woods in the world. It is a vital and protected part of a harsh ecosystem. It contains a wisdom that diminishes the fear common to exploration of the unknown. A protected tree, this wand was crafted from a reclaimed fencepost on a 100 year-old ranch.Friends have trusted me to hand-craft their wands and other implements for years because of nearly a lifetime of woodworking skill and decades as a metaphysical practitioner. Last year several of those friends convinced me to put my work on eBay - and it is!!! Like crystals and herbs, every tree has its own unique qualities. Every wand I create is an individual work of art designed to maximize the innate beauty and natural energy of the wood. I buff and polish every one of my creations with natural white beeswax to protect the wood and bring out the inner beauty of the grain. I also collect a couple handfuls of shavings as an offering from every wand as I create it to include with your purchase. Every wand is uniquely numbered and comes with a card describing it. If you prefer something a bit different, or another wood, don't be shy! I have ... read more