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Smoke-colored deer hide with a 40" braided carrying strap; ~ 27" long by 6" wide

Demonstrating the cross-body carrying style


This bag is about 27" long and 6" wide. It is large enough to carry several flutes within individual fleece bags.

This bag features a two-layer flap with Spanish braid edging and an Elk antler latch. The interior layer of the flap is Mahogany-colored leather matching the lace color.

Wood burned images of a pipe with a dragonfly emerging from the smoke grace the front. A 5" image of a feather is burned on the back.

The leather used to make the bag itself, the braided strap, the 7" shoulder pad, fringe and bottom all came from a single hide.

This item is offered at Silver Feather Jewelry & Gifts in St. Augustine, Florida



Unless otherwise noted, these flutes are tuned using pentatonic modes 1 & 4 with an electronic tuner using a 440 MHz reference point.

If a sound file is available, it is noted in the flute's description. Upon request an MP3 file will be sent by e-mail to demonstrate that particular flute's tonal quality. Enjoy.



Examples recently offered at Silver Feather Jewelry & Gifts, St. Augustine, Florida

Tasmanian Blackwood with a Redwood burl and Ebony mouthpiece (turquoise, brass inlay). Block consists of a Redwood burl figure on a base of Ebony and Eastern Red Cedar with turquoise inlay. Key: Eb; 1" bore; 23 5/8" long. 080/2015.


Florida river-recovery old-growth "Midnight" Cypress with a spalted Magnolia mouthpiece. Block is Cypress on Eastern Red Cedar with an inlay circle-of-life figure. A wrap of Birch bark is attached to the body of the flute with black lacing. Key: F#; Bore: 7/8"; Length: 22"; 090/2016


Eastern Red Cedar (Hawthorne, FL) with a Canary wood mouthpiece. Canary wood figure on Eastern Red Cedar for the block. Key: G#; 097/2016; Bore: 3/4"; Length: 19"


Blue Stain Pine with a Bolivian Rosewood mouthpiece. Block is Zircote on Eastern Red Cedar. Bore: 3/4"; Length: 19 1/4". Key: A. 081/2016


Eastern Red Cedar (Hawthorne, FL) with an Alaskan Yellow Cedar, Gabon Ebony and Myrtle mouthpiece. Myrtle block with Ebony and Alaskan Yellow Cedar inlay "dots. 071/2014; Key: A; Bore 3/4"; Length: 17 7/8".


Western Cedar. California Buckeye burl block. Pipestone "flowers" with woodburned "vines", end cap and simulated mouthpiece. 103/2016; Key: F#; Bore: 7/8"; Length: 22 7/8".


Florida, old-growth, river-recovery Cypress with a Zircote and spalted Maple mouthpiece. Redwood burl figure on a Zircote pedestal and a spalted Maple and Eastern Red Cedar base. Key: Low C; 1 1/4" bore; 29" long. 078/2015


Box Elder flute has a 7/8" bore and is tuned to the key of F#. The block features a piece of Minnesota Willow on a base of Eastern Red Cedar. The bored flute is about 20 5/8" long. Finished using Orange Shellac. 061/2013.


Butternut with an Eastern Red Cedar mouthpiece. Block is an Ebony figure on a Butternut and Eastern Red Cedar base. Key: A; Bore: 3/4"; Length: 19"; 084/2016


Cymplify Pecan with a Cocobolo and Eastern Red Cedar mouthpiece. Block is a Pecan figure on Cocobolo and Eastern Red Cedar. Inlay on flute body using Pink Ivory (a wood), Ebony and Azurite. 085/2016. Key: G; Bore: 3/4"; Length: 20 1/8"


Western Cedar with a Sassafrass mouthpiece. Redwood burl on Eastern Red Cedar block. Key: E; 095/2016; Bore: 1"; Length: 24"


Redwood with an Olivewood and Redwood Burl mouthpiece. Woodburned tree image. 7/8" bore; 22 1/8" long; F#; 104/2016





Mulberry burl and Golden Teak burl mouthpiece. Block: Mulberry burl, Golden Teak burl and Redwood burl free-form figure on an Eastern Red Cedar base. 072/2014; Key: G#; Bore: 3/4"; Length: 19 7/8". $199

Redwood with an Olivewood and Redwood Burl mouthpiece. "Knotty" bore end. Woodburned decorative elements. 7/8" bore; 22 1/2" long; F#; 106/2016. $179

Black & White Ebony with a Pink Ivory and Gabon Ebony mouthpiece. 7/8" bore; 19 3/4" long. F#; 105/2016. $329

Alaskan Yellow Cedar; Ambonya burl mouthpiece; Low C; 29 3/8" long; 1 1/4" bore; 073/2014; $149 (note: finger holes are larger than average)

Mulberry with an Eastern Red Cedar mouthpiece. The block features a Gabon Ebony bear figure  (inlay: Kingman turquoise, Mulberry insets, blood coral on a base of Olivewood and Eastern Red Cedar. Additional inlay figures on flute body using Pennsylvania Jet, Canadian black pipestone, Minnesota Red Pipestone, pearl and more. 077/2015;1" bore; 25 3/4" long; Key: Eb. $399

Florida river-recovery Cypress with a Zircote and spalted Maple mouthpiece. Redwood burl figure on a pedestal of spalted Maple and Zircote on Eastern Red Cedar. Key: Low C; 1 1/4" bore; 29 5/8" long. 079/2015; $249

Mulberry burl with a spalted Magnolia mouthpiece. Mulberry ruin block with turquoise and Magnolia inlay. 082/2016; G; Bore: 3/4"; 21 " long; $199

Figured Black Walnut with a Maple mouthpiece. Block is a Black Walnut figure with Ebony and Maple dots. Malachite inlay vine. Body features Malachite vines with Pink Ivory (a wood) and Olive wood flowers. F#; Bore: 7/8"; 21" long; 083/2016; $279

Florida river-recovery old-growth "Midnight" Cypress with a spalted Magnolia mouthpiece. Block is Cypress on Eastern Red Cedar with a bit of Minnesota Birch bark. A wrap of Birch bark is attached to the body of the flute. Key: F#; Bore: 7/8"; Length: 21"; 086/2016; $179

Jacoba (Brazilian Cherry); spalted Magnolia mouthpiece. Jacoba on Eastern Red Cedar with Elk antler. Woodburned elk image at top; woodburned image of mountains with a Pearl inlay "moon" at the bore end. 087/2016; Key: F; Bore: 7/8"; Length: 22 3/4"; $229

Florida river-recovery old-growth "Midnight" Cypress; spalted Magnolia mouthpiece. Block is Magnolia on Eastern Red Cedar with a bit of Minnesota Birch bark. A wrap of Birch bark is attached to the body of the flute. Bear claw inlay at base. Key: F; Bore: 7/8"; Length: 21 3/4"; 088/2016; $179

Buckeye closed end "Loon" flute.Bolivian Rosewood mouthpiece with a Camphor figure block. Key: G#; 091/2016; Bore: 3/4"; Length: 25 1/2"; $199

Western Cedar with a Sassafrass mouthpiece. Manzanita burl figure with an inlay Sassafrass dot on Eastern Red Cedar for the block. Woodburned feather with Olivewood accented finger holes. Key: Eb; 094/2016; Bore: 7/8"; Length: 24 3/4"; $149

Zebrawood (bored) with a White Ash mouthpiece. A White Ash and Zebrawood figure rests on a base of Cypress and Eastern Red Cedar. Key: C# (low); 102/2016; Bore: 1 1/8"; Length: 28 1/2". $189