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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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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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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MOTHER OF PEARL SHELL SEAHORSE FETISH PENDANT BY BRIAN YATSATTIE
Zuni fetish carver Brian Yatsattie created this stunning seahorse pendant. Hand carved out of Mother of Pearl Shell with Turquoise inlaid eyes. Amazing detail is carved throughout the pedant. A wonderful addition to your Native American jewelry or fetish collection. Weighs 20 grams. 2 1/4” tall x 3/4” long x...
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GLASS FROG BY LELAND BOONE ZUNI FETISH
In prehistoric times, frog carvings appeared in jewelry. Zuni frog fetishes are associated with rain, abundance, and fertility. Hand made by Zuni fetish carver Leland Boone, this fabulous frog fetish is made out of glass. Leland usually carves his Zuni fetishes out of non-traditional materials, most notably glass slag. 3/4″...
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NATIVE AMERICAN ZUNI FLUORITE BEAR FETISH BY KENRIC LAIWAKETE
Zuni bear fetishes represent healing and strength. Zuni artist Kenric Laiwakete hand crafted this outstanding bear fetish. The bear carving is made out of Fluorite. The Fluorite has natural fracturing, giving it beauty and character in the stone. This great carving would make a great addition to your Native American...
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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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ZUNI FETISH BRIAN YATSATTIE TURQUOISE & SPINY OYSTER DRAGONFLY
An alluring combination of colors with a mosaic of spiny oyster and turquoise inlaid on a jet base. Zuni fetish carver Brian Yatsattie created this gorgeous dragonfly fetish. A great addition to your Zuni fetish or Native American art collection. 1/2” tall x 2 3/4” long x 3” wide Artist...
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COW HORN & SLEEPING BEAUTY TURQUOISE MAIDEN BY GABE SICE ZUNI
Zuni artist Gabe Sice hand carved this stunning maiden fetish. She is made out of a Cow Horn and inlaid with natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and Mediterranean Coral. Amazing detail! The maiden would make a great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection. Signed 5 5/8” tall x...
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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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