Native American Art-Authentic Navajo Cedar Wood & Inlay Decorative Cradleboard -Darius Charley
Native American Art - 100% Authentic Navajo Art - Stunning handmade decorative Cradleboard crafted from Cedar and beautifully inlaid with Maple and Wenge wood design. Accented with Kingman Turquoise, Mother of Pearl, Clam Shell Heishi and Cowrie shells.
Note: Cradleboard is for decorative use only.
Cradleboards are traditionally made from various kinds of wood with the backboard signifying Mother Earth and the sideboard Father Sky. The two boards are laced together with Buckskin. The wide hoop over the babies head is to protect the child. Navajo people believe that the cradleboard will help the infant grow to be a strong willed person.
Size: approx. 15" long x 6" wide - hoop extends 6" from base of cradleboard.
Darius Charley is an award winning Navajo woodworker, painter, and sculptor.
Collector card included.
We support the arts and aim to spread beauty and abundance with kindness and integrity. ~ And The Crow
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