ORTHOCERAS CORN MAIDEN FETISH BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI
This sculptural fetish was created by Zuni artist Todd Westika. Wonderfully carved, this Corn Maiden fetish is made out of Orthoceras and is inlaid with Turquoise and Silver. The Maiden's hair and corn body is delicately etched, as well as, corn stalks and dragonflies on her dress. The Corn Maiden is an important figure in Pueblo culture, bringing a good harvest to feed the people. Signed. 5 1/8” tall x 1 7/8” long x 7/8" wide Artist card included 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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NATIVE AMERICAN ZUNI SEPTARIAN NODULE BEAR FETISH BY KENRIC LAIWAKETE
Interesting specimen! Zuni artist, Kenric Laiwakete made this extraordinary bear fetish out of a Septarian Nodule and inlaid it’s eyes and heartline with Turquoise. Zuni bear fetishes represent healing and strength. This great carving would make a great addition to your Native American art or Zuni fetish collection. Signed 1 ...
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LABRADORITE BEAR BY BRIAN YATSATTIE ZUNI FETISH
The bear is considered Guardian of the West by the Zuni, and they represent strength, courage, and healing and protection. Wonderfully carved, this bear fetish is hand carved from Labradorite. Labradorite is a member of the Feldspar family and is treasured for its remarkable play of color, known as labradorescence. ...
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ZUNI FISH ROCK DALMATIAN FETISH BY ENRIKE LEEKYA
Zuni fetish artist Enrike Leekya comes from a family of carvers, and is the great grandson of Leekya Deyuse. This darling dalmatian is is an outstanding example of Zuni craftsmanship. Perfect detail throughout. Hand carved out Fish Rock and Jet. Great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection. ...
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PICASSO MARBLE LIZARD FETISH BY NELSON YATSATTIE ZUNI
Zuni fetish carver, Nelson Yatsattie made this remarkable lizard. Hand carved out of Picasso Marble with Turquoise inlaid eyes. Lizards represent conversation and agility. Signed 7/8” tall x 4 3/8” long x 1 3/8” wide Artist card included Zuni fetishes are carvings made from various materials by the Zuni people. ...
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ORTHOCERAS BEAR BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI FETISH
Zuni bear fetishes represent healing and strength. This exquisite bear fetish is made out of Orthoceras with a Turquoise heartline by Zuni artist Todd Westika. This fetish showcases the graceful lines and sculptural quality of Todd’s carvings. A great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection. Signed 2 ...
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ZUNI ORTHOCERAS FETISH BEAR BY TODD WESTIKA
Zuni bear fetishes represent healing and strength. This magnificent bear fetish is made out of Orthoceras by Zuni artist Todd Westika. It is bundled with Turquoise, Coral, and silver. This fetish showcases the graceful lines and sculptural quality of Todd’s carvings. A great addition to your Native American or Zuni...
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ZUNI ROCK EAGLE KACHINA DANCER BY FREDDIE LEEKYA ZUNI FETISH
Zuni fetish artist Freddie Leekya comes from a family of carvers. This magnificent Eagle Kachina Dancer is is an outstanding example of Zuni craftsmanship. Perfect detail throughout. Hand carved out Zuni Rock (Travertine) with a turquoise and coral necklace. Great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection. Signed...
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ALABASTER EAGLE CARVING BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI FETISH
Zuni artist Todd Westika carved this outstanding eagle out of Utah Alabaster and bundled with a Turquoise arrowhead. In Zuni, eagles are seen as guardians of the upper region. A great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection. Signed 1 1/2” tall x 3 1/8” long x 3/4”...
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DOLOMITE & SERPENTINE WOLF PAIR FETISH BY JAYNE QUAM
Jayne Quam is a Navajo artist that is married to fetish carver, Lynn Quam. She has lived in Zuni for many years, and learned fetish carving from her husband. Jayne made this lovely wolf pair out Serpentine and Dolomite. The pair is bundled with Shell, Turquoise, Coral, and Abalone. Wolves...
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