Native American Made comes with Certificate of authenticity stating artist and tribe. The rattle has long been used to call in spirits and heal both physical and spiritual wounds. When a rattle is used it represents the power of mother earth and earthquakes. This GORGEOUS Rattle measures 8.5" long Rawhide portion is 3x3" It is filled with beads I make my own rawhide from locally harvested deer and elk every fall. This is made from a doe harvested for meat in the fall of 2016.