"This amazing printed faux fur throw reverses to a thick faux suede. 100% acrylic faux fur with 100% polyester faux suede.
Click on the small image to the left to see a close-up.
It depicts Moksgm'ol-The Spirit of the Rianforest. The Tsimshian people believe in the legend of Moksgm'ol. It is said in Tsimshian lore that the Creator, the Raven, decided to create a reminder of when the world was once covered with ice and snow. To do this, he was said to fly among the black and brown bear people and turn every tenth one white. He decreed that these bears would live in peace and harmony forever.
Bill Helin's tribute to the Spirit Bear in his distinctive painting, titled Warm Spirited Friend, has been re-created in a soft and luxurious faux fur throw, reversed with faux suede.
A percentage of proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition, by the manufacturer, to help preserve the Spirit Bear's habitat. Until the turn of the century, the Spirit Bear lived in virtual isolation, know only to the Tsimshian people and was believed by traders to be a misplaced polar bear. In fact the Spirit Bear is a genetically unique subspecies of the North American Black Bear, which for unknown reasons, occurs only in one small corner of the world, in one small corner on British Columbia. Today Spirit Bears and an endangered species, numbering only about 300. Usually ships in 4-7 business days. Machine wash, gentle cycle, cold water. Hang to dry. SHIP CODE- MF"