Loading the content...
Navigation

No products in the cart.

ORTHOCERAS BEAR FETISH BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI

Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

Zuni bear fetishes represent healing and strength.  This fabulous 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 fetish collection.  Signed

2” tall x 3  3/4” long x 1” 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.

More Info

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Returns & Delivery

Returns and Exchanges

There are a few important things to keep in mind when returning a product you purchased.You can return unwanted items by post within 7 working days of receipt of your goods.

  • You have 14 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it. 
  • Only items that have been purchased directly from Us.
  • Please ensure that the item you are returning is repackaged with all elements.

Ship your item back to Us

Firstly Print and return this Returns Form to:

Po Box 33114
Santa Fe, NM 87594


Please remember to ensure that the item you are returning is repackaged with all elements.


For more information, view our full Returns and Exchanges information.

Related Products

Quick View

LEOPARD MARBLE FROG BY BRIAN YATSATTIE ZUNI FETISH

The Frog is the bringer of rain, abundance, and fertility.  Brian Yatsattie carved this well-formed frog fetish out of Leopard Marble with inlaid turquoise eyes.  Fascinating specimen that will be a great addition to your...
$70.00 Add to cart
Quick View

NATIVE AMERICAN VERMONT MARBLE WOLF BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI FETISH

Wolves are the Guardian animal of the East and a powerful hunting fetish.  They also represent teachers and pathfinders.  Zuni fetish carver, Todd Westika created this magnificent wolf fetish out Vermont Marble and bundled with...
$76.00 Add to cart
Quick View

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...
$240.00 Add to cart
Placeholder Quick View

ANTLER RAM BY JERROLD LAHALEON ZUNI FETISH

The ram symbolizes a sense of self-worth.  Zuni fetish carver Jerrold Lahaleon made this noble ram fetish.  Hand carved out antler with turquoise eyes.  Standing tall and strong, this ram fetish is intricately carved with...
$84.00 Add to cart
Quick View

ZUNI FETISH PICASSO MARBLE BEAVER BY BRIAN YATSATTIE

The Beaver represents a hard worker, a builder and attaining a sense of achievement.  Beautifully carved out of picasso marble with turquoise eyes.  Wrapped in a blanket, this marvelous beaver fetish would be a great...
$140.00 Add to cart
Quick View

BRIAN YATSATTIE ANGELITE & TURQUOISE CORN MAIDEN ZUNI FETISH

Beautiful corn maiden hand carved out of angelite and turquoise.  Wonderful shape.  Handmade by Zuni fetish carver Brian Yatsattie.  The Corn Maiden is an important figure in Pueblo culture, bringing a good harvest to feed...
$240.00 Add to cart
Quick View

Mike Yatsayte Chocolate Serpentine Corn Maiden Zuni Fetish

Handmade by Zuni fetish carver Mike Yatsayte, this Corn Maiden fetish is a gorgeous addition to your Native American art collection. The Corn Maiden is an important figure in Pueblo culture, bringing a good harvest...
$120.00 Add to cart
Quick View

NELSON YATSATTIE PICASSO MARBLE HORNED TOAD ZUNI FETISH

Horned Toad fetishes represent self-reliance and longevity.  Zuni fetish carver Nelson Yatsattie created this marvelous horned toad out of picasso marble with turquoise eyes.  He’s ready to scuttle away to a new home.  Signed 3/4”...
$80.00 Add to cart
Quick View

ZUNI FETISH SERPENTINE COYOTE BY DELVIN LEEKYA

Zuni coyote fetishes represent laughter, humor, and foolishness.  Vibrant serpentine with turquoise eyes and an abalone, pink mussel,  shell and turquoise prayer bundle.  Zuni fetish artist Delvin Leekya comes from a family of carvers, and he...
$42.00 Add to cart
Placeholder Quick View

GLASS SLAG BEAVER BY LELAND BOONE ZUNI FETISH

Leland Boone usually carves his Zuni fetishes out of non-traditional materials, most notably glass slag.  With swirls of colors this material is unique.  Bundled with spiny oyster, coral and turquoise.   The Beaver represents a...
$60.00 Add to cart
Back to top