J. Davis Raku innerSpirit Rattle - Koi Heart
heart: 2.75" x 3"
This innerSpirit Rattle puts you in the mind of courage and change.
A variety of common carp, Koi became prized in ancient times when color mutations changed their once brownish scales yellow, red, or blue. Vulnerable but strong, Koi became respected for their determined perseverance, and therefor represented courage in Japanese and Chinese folklore.
About the work:
Raku innerSpirit rattles made by J. Davis. His studio is in Texas.
Raku is a specialized pottery firing process, violent and unpredicable. The result is copper tinged and fragile, but so beautiful.