This is a 16-inch shamanic drum made from Reindeer Deer rawhide and is a special drum as it was birthed at the time of the November full moon. Our Celtic Ancestors named the November full moon the Dark Moon and so we have placed a black moonstone crystal in the handle. We have also painted an owl motif on the inside of the wooden hoop, with owl being the master of the dark.
Reindeer has the energy of perseverance and surefootedness and show us that great things are possible in our lives. They are calm and gentle. The hoop is English Ash waxed with beeswax from rescued bees, and the tension ring is wrapped in suede with fluffy fabric finishing off the handle so that it is really comfortable to hold.
The energy of black moonstone
Black moonstone evokes the energy of the Dark Moon. This is a time for inner reflection and tuning into that innate wisdom that lies deep within. Black moonstone is a warrior stone, as the spiritual journey is not for the faint-hearted. It involves facing hard truths and changing old patterns that are holding us back from our souls true desires. Black moonstone can help process emotional and ingrained belief systems to move through to a more complete version of ourselves.
The energy of Reindeer
The Reindeer has an incredible ability to preserve in difficult environments, and across great distances too, some travelling as far as 3000 miles in one season. Their energy teaches us that great things are possible in our lives. In their surefootedness they can support us to utilize our internal gifts so that we can be as equally sure-footed in any situation, enabling us to easily walk through any challenges which may come our way as we walk our path to realize our dreams.
Guidance for choosing your drum
The 14″ drums are the most portable and tend to have a higher pitch than the larger ones. Our 16″ is often seen as a great compromise between transportability and depth of voice. The larger 18″ drum is a little heavier but usually has a deeper voice. However, each drum is very much an individual and can vary from what is expected.
Our guidance video
We have a video with guidance to help you choose your drum. Here is the link. (Scroll down the page to see the guidance video.)
All of our drums come with a 7-day money-back guarantee, to allow you time to hold your drum in your hands and hear it’s voice, ensuring that you are right for each other.
Your drum beater
Your suede drum beater is included within the price of the drum.
Postage & Packaging
This item comes with free postage and packaging to the UK. If you are buying from overseas, the postage cost will be applied at the checkout page.
About the making of this drum
We make our drums from our home on the edge of the West Pennine Moors in the northwest of England. We create the drums in sacred space each drum is birthed through ceremony, over mugwort incense.
We also take great care in the sourcing of our materials. The Red Deer hide used to make this drum is from Scotland and the timber for the Ash hoop is sourced from UK ash and is crafted by a local carpenter in Wigan. The wood has a layer of beeswax to bring out its natural grain. The wax is from bees which have been rescued.