100% solid rowan or mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia) wood wand. The decorations are based on some petroglyphs (rock carvings) at Tanum in Bohuslän, Sweden, a UNESCO World Heritage site. One side looks to be a horse with rider, the other is a wheel or a sun, I’m not sure which!
Length: Ca 164 mm or 6 3/8″
Diameter: ~10 mm
Wood Origin Location: Dolgellau, Gwynedd (UK)
Harvest Method: Found on the ground “almost on the slopes of Cadair Idris”
Cut, stripped, carved/shaped, dried, sanded, sanded some more, burned, sanded a bit again and finished off with linseed oil to protect the wood.
Colour variations are due to the wood itself.
Wand Created: 2018