I know you have seen this guy at your drum circles, I have! He is the guy that walks into the circle, straps on his drum and changes the sound from a basic pulse to music that sends the dancers flying. Other drummers crowd around him as he plays that Jimbay like it as a full orchestra. Dancers prance before him as if filling themselves with his rhythm – yet he seems unconscious of the fact he is drawing so much attention, caught in a wave of music himself. I saw him too…
In my attempt to capture the moment in a tiny piece of jewelry I created this three dimensional sculpture of the Drummer Amulet is only one and a half inches tall. I tucked a lock of hair behind his head to create a bail so you can wear him or hang him on your drum. His hands are in the midst of playing a roll as his palms stroke the goatskin drum head, invoking the sound of the drum circle.
This amulet is the first of many tiny drum circle drummers, dancers and guardians, each of the same scale, all three dimensional sculptures, all may be worn as amulets or charms on a drum marking a particularly good drum circle or as a dedication to music itself.
Amazing Merlin! How you can carve an amulet so tiny yet with such detail never ceases to amaze. The drummer captures the essence of that one guy who has music flowing through every fiber of his being. Yes, I have seen him too.
Very nice statue
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