Alders are everywhere in the Pacific NW, one of the fastest growing trees around. They are a member of the birch family & have several medicinal qualities utilized by Native American tribes. Tthe bark has anti-inflammatory qualities used for insect bites, skin irritations, and tumor reducing properties. Also the inner bark was scraped and smoked similar to Kinnikinnec.
$80 pendant, carved on both sides. Shown, carved in elk antler.
Size- 2” x 1”