15″ Deer Hide
Native Hand Drum
This drum was made in sacred ceremony and blessed by master drum maker and shamanic practitioner Katherine Skaggs.
This ancient native style hand drum, is made by Katherine Skaggs in a traditional way in ceremony and with prayer. Each drum is handcrafted with great love and attention. It is a well tied, full wrap frame drum made for rigorous use. Katherine also provides documentation for the “Care and Feeding of Your Drum”, so you will have a long lasting relationship with your drum.
This drum is excellent for drum circles, personal use in ceremony and ritual, as well as in shamanic healing and other sound healing practices. Great size to travel with.
This deer hide drum is a living drum. Being made of hide, it reflects the heat, humidity and dryness of the environment. It is tunable once you understand the living, movement of its nature. The drum frame is made of maple, and the drum stick is alder wood with a dear skin head.
Deer Medicine is a powerful totem of gentleness, unconditional love and kindness. Its qualities are often seen as gentleness, grace, sensitivity, beauty, innocence and keen observation. Deer are able to see through the illusions of this world’s chaos and duality. Its heart medicine is able to sense through great intuitive and instinctive skills to avoid danger and to stay in peace.
Deer as totem or spirit animal is the ally who helps you to receive and embody these energies. These energies are its “medicine” and power it has to offer you.