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Black Wolf Skin Headdress by NaturePunk Black Wolf Skin Headdress by NaturePunk
The wolf whose skin was used for this piece came from an auction for the leftover stock of an out-of-business fur company.
It is a large wolf, over 73" long from nose to tail tip, and was professionally garment tanned. He has some of the softest, most luxurious fur of any canid I've worked with yet. The guard hairs on his back are VERY thick and silky, and the underfur is dense and warm to the touch. The guard hairs are an impressive 7" long!

The final product will have red-and-white pheasant feathers on it and the underside of the pelt will be lined with a dark red recycled felt fabric.

The photograph was taken by my boyfriend, whose additional work can be viewed here: [link]

I made this as a commission for a friend of mine. You can view the listing on Etsy here: [link]
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:iconsparkyamanda:
can you teach me how to make wolf headdresses?
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Gr3yShad0w Feb 2, 2012  Student Photographer
this image calls to the inner wolf/warrior within me. Its beautiful. Thank you
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:iconnaturepunk:
NaturePunk Feb 6, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Sure thing! :)
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AnimeArtistsAllOver Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
most definetly awesome
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:iconmononokehimesan200:
Wow. How much do you charge for things like this?
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:iconnaturepunk:
NaturePunk Nov 29, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
This particular one was over $1,000.00 but that's because it was a very good pelt to start with. Others I've made have been as low as $370.00.
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earth-listener May 14, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautiful work. Lovely and awesome.
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NaturePunk May 16, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :D
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xXAirowinWhiteWolfXx Apr 18, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When i found out that the Native Americans used wolf head dresses an coyote head dressed for hunting that was pretty cool, I have a large wolf book with 400 pages of photographs myths an stories it said the natives where amazed by the wolves great hunting skills when they dressed up as wolves it was easier to hunt, I love this picture its almost like you are the wolf :D When i see the headdress i dont see your human anymore :) its really beautiful.
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