Native American Navajo Horse Fetish Carving

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Eloise Lee - Navajo Horse Fetish
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Hand made Native American Indian Navajo Horse Fetish

Material
Fishrock, mother of pearl, pink shell, turquoise, coral, shell heishi
Read about stones
Sinew
Length
2 1/2"
Height
1 5/8 "
Width
5/8"
Hallmarks
E L
Artist
Eloise Lee, Navajo

Hand made Native American Indian Navajo Horse Fetish

Medicine bundle of pink shell arrowhead, turquoise, coral and shell heishi all tied with sinew.

Hand made Native American Indian Navajo Horse Fetish

 

"Roany Pony"
Eloise Lee - Navajo
Horse Fetish - FH375
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

$55
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Hand made Native American Indian Navajo Horse Fetish

Dime above shows scale of horse.

Hand made Native American Indian Navajo Horse Fetish

Turquoise inlaid eyes.

Hand made Native American Indian Navajo Horse Fetish

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What is a Fetish?

A fetish is a rock carving of an animal that captures the spirit and the essence of the animal, not necessarily its exact detailed conformation. Although carved from many types of rock, fishrock is traditional. Many fetishes have a medicine bundle or adornment tied on the back of the horse that often consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. The style and detail of carving varies among artists but usually includes detail on the face, ears, tail and mane. Often the eyes and other spots of adornment on the horse are inset pieces of contrasting stones such as turquoise, coral and others. Read more about fetishes.

HORSE - The Horse Spirit inspires our dreams, awakens passion, carries us far and fast, and brings us close to our instinctual and authentic nature. Horse enables us to move beyond our limitations and run freely. Spirit or Medicine Horses were and are extremely helpful in guidance, healing, protection and ceremony. Horse represents wisdom, physical power and unearthly power. Horse enables healers to travel in Spirit energy, using Horse to help guide them to the answer. Horses are symbols that can express our magical side. Horses are also known as symbols of freedom and independence.

Medicine Bundle - Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied on the back of the animal that consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. The bundle may be used as an offering to the fetish, to evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.


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