Dryad Flutes

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Adopting a Dryad Flute

Respect for the art of making branch flutes has taught me to work with consideration for the trees first.  For the natural community first.  For the Earth first.  When I'm out gathering a branch for a flute, I'll open my heart to the spirit of the tree and its community, asking if there's a branch that might want to sing.  And if there is, I'll offer a prayer of gratitude before gathering the branch. This connection with the spirit of the tree continues through the flute making process, asking the tree how it might make the flute, given my hands, ears and eyes to work with.  And if creation grants that our colaboration find a spirit-filled, high quality voice in the branch, wonderful!  I'll then take detailed photos and record a video sound sample to offer up on a web page.  If someone is drawn to this one of a kind banch flute and wants to adopt it, the flute has found a home.  A 15 day happiness guarantee return policy is offered with the flute along with a lifetime warranty.   If this way of working is acceptable to you, your interest in Dryad Flutes is greatly appreciated and I'll be very happy to include you in email notices when completed flutes are available for adoption  These will be offered directly from this website through PayPal purchasing, first come first served.  Please send me an email if you'd like to be notified:

~ Jon Sherman


Regarding Pricing:
Dryad Flutes may seem to be on the higher end of the pricing scale.  This is due to the difficulty of the solid bore design I use and the time, care and attention required in making concert/recording quality flutes from one-of-a-kind tree branches.  One at a time.  I simply cannot mass produce/market these flutes.  They are intended as individual works of healing art, made sustainably and in good fellowship with the diverse web of life on this one, beautiful, blue-green planet we all share.

Wishing you health, peace and many natural blessings,
Jon Sherman

Available Flutes
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Magnolia Branch Flute

Magic Flute in Bass Bm

Torrey Pine Branch Flute

Torrey Pine Branch Flute in Gm

Lemon Eucalyptus Branch Flute in G#m
Lemon Eucalyptus in G#m
Torrey Pine Branch Flute in Am

Coast Redwood in G#m
Coast Redwood in G#m
Lemon Eucalyptus Branch Flute in Bm

Lemon Eucalyptus in Bm  

Torrey Pine Flute
Torrey Pine Branch Flute in Fm
Red Ironbark Eucalyptus om High Dm

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