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ORTHOCERAS BOBCAT BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI FETISH NATIVE AMERICAN

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In Zuni, bobcats know secrets and have clairvoyance ability.  Zuni carver Todd Westika created this stunninf bobcat fetish out of orthoceras and inlaid a turquoise heartling.  A great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection.  Signed

1  1/4” tall x 3  7/8” long x 1/2” wide

Orthoceras was a straight shelled nautiloid that lived during the Paleozoic Era. The name means straight horn, ortho=straight ceras= horn. It is this long conical shell that is commonly preserved as a fossil.

Zuni fetishes are carvings made from various materials by the Zuni people.  Traditionally, fetishes served a ceremonial purpose for their creators and they represented animals and figures that were part of their culture.  Today, as a form of Native American Art, they are sold to collectors worldwide.  With a myriad of materials like turquoise, shell, jet, marble, serpentine, and much more, Zuni fetish carvers are able to create carvings in a style of their own.

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Weight .5 lbs
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