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Learn to make a 14” Hair on Deer/Cow hide medicine drum & beater from natural materials
£230 cost includes all materials
To book please email email@example.com
£100 booking fee will be required, pay here. please note Deposits are non refundable due to the small amount of places. Please remember to bring the rest of your payment on the day.
Spend a day creating and birthing a drum, tuning in with the natural materials, giving thanks and prayers as you use your hands, putting your love, energy and intent into this medicine tool to create a truly special drum for yourself!
The day will begin with a journey to connect with the energy of your hide and close with a ceremony to connect and bless the drums.
Using natural and traditionally prepared hides and timbers you with birth a sacred drum made from deer/cow hide.
Hoops are crafted from Ash, the world tree. Beaters are made from Welsh coppiced wood, stuffed with raw sheeps wool. (let me know if there are any lanolin allergies or if you may be pregnant!)
Hides come from mostly within the United Kingdom and are either from culled wild fallow deer/stags. The hide is a waste product so by using it we are honouring the animal. As a life long vegetarian I’ve wrestled with the ethics for a long time, in the end my calling to make drums and bring women to the heartbeat of our Mother was too strong! I source them as ethically as possible, supporting local crafts people. On occasion I may have to source hides from outside the UK, hides such as buffalo /cow are from the US.
All teaching, tools and materials are provided.
Suitable for those used to crafting and complete beginners!
£100 deposit will be required, pay here. please note deposits are non refundable due to the small amount of places. Please remember to bring the rest of your payment on the day.
Please note- be sure of the hide you would like as these cannot be changed on the day- hoops are ordered and hides prepared beforehand!
About Rachael Crow– I have experience of holding ceremonies for over 20 years, I’m a Reiki Teacher, workshop facilitator and Earth keeper! I made my first drum on Dartmoor over 15 years ago and love to share this skill with others.
Please bring your own lunch and an old towel to make your drum on and wrap your drum in.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book
I look forward to working with you!