Now however, in efforts to increase tourism and to keep old traditions alive, these same tribes are making these shrunken heads again.....only not by killing people. These heads are made from the hides of wild animals that are hunted for food. These are Alpaca, goat, wild hog, etc hides that are treated in much the same way as the original heads, only these are then hand sculpted and made to look like the originals. These are very life-like with hair, eyebrows and eyelashes, various forms of beards and other facial hair too. Some heads include small long bones in the mouths or hair or large porcupine quills too (also available upon request) and each has a defined and ornate mouth, lips, eyes, nose and ears.
No two heads are alike and each brings its own unique look to the piece. The picture shows the head you will receive. This piece is on an ornate vintage cast base with a matching glass dome. The whole piece stands about 10.5" high. As an additional effect, these Particular heads can be lit internally with an ECO-friendly LED bulb that gives off just a low glowing affect perfect for nigh-time or cabinet viewing, a great night light. If left on 24hrsd a day all year long it only cost about 40 cents to run and gives of ZERO heat! I can wire This piece with the bulb, cord and switch for a 20$ add-on....if you want this just, purchase this listing and then message me so I can make an additional listing for 20$ reserved to you.
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