This is a shaman’s bowl with a throaty full sound. Though the “G” tuning works with the Throat Chakra, this alchemy connects us to the earth spirits. This is a bowl for place-making and reconnecting with our divine root. Pipestone, or Catlinite, has been traditionally used to make ceremonial pipes, vitally important to traditional Plains Indian religious practices. The quarries located in Minnesota are sacred to most of the tribes of North America, Dakota, Lakota, and other tribes of Native Americans, and were neutral territory where all Nations could quarry stone for ceremonial pipes.