Water Spider pendant
A handcrafted shell carving by a true master, Dan Townsend.
In the beginning, before man was, all the animals held a counsel on who would go to the floating island of thunder to collect some burning embers of the sycamore tree. The black racer which used to be white gave it a try, he failed and was singed black and carries his mark to this day. The owl attempted to go to the island and in her failure, rings were singed around her eyes to this day. The water spider spun a bowl and placed it on her back and walked across the water, returning with embers for the first council fire. Where all others failed, the smallest of creatures triumphed .