When it came to communicating over long distances, rawhide preceded the telegraph. Rawhide was the medium with which the drummers could speak fluently. Many tribes spoke in their own code or language. Here we have a simple, classic ceiling light which, though not in actual drum form, features the beautiful material that the Native Americans found useful in so many ways: rawhide! The Our standard size starts at 12 inch diameter and can be scaled up to as large as 30 inches upon request.