Russell Shack carves black marble using sgraffito style techniques to finish these appealing art pieces. This whimsical horse measures 2 1/2" inches long, 1 1/2" tall and 1/2" thick. His eyes are inlaid turquoise, and he has the usual 'heart line' exemplifying the breath as the life force of the animal. Fetish with heart lines are considered powerful talismans. A horse represents partnerships and strength, with the power to expand one's abilities. The horse is supposed to have innate healing powers.