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Paula says - "A patriotic hummingbird carved from rainbow calsilica with inlaid jet eyes and a beak of mother of pearl."
Dime above shows scale of carving.
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. Read more about fetishes.
Rainbow Calsilica is a beautiful multicolored stone chosen for carvings by Zuni artists. Some experts say it is a natural occurring stone from a mine in Chihuahua, Mexico. Others say it has to be man made because of its vibrant colors. We have done research on the subject and can not say which is true. What we do know, is that it is beautiful, eye-catching, and most importantly, Zuni artists choose to use the material for their carvings. Read about stones.
HUMMINGBIRD: Bringing love of life and its joys, bringing joy to others, finding the good in people, joining people together in relationships which bring out the best in them. Extreme adaptability in life's many situations and being able to see the true spirit of a situation. Hummingbird Medicine helps one adapt easily to whatever situation, making the most of new circumstances. Hummingbird Medicine is also inner joy, taking great pleasure in spreading joy and love and beauty to all around, the gift of taking that inner joy into new and different surroundings. Hummingbird brings love as no other medicine can. Follow Sister Hummingbird and you will experience a renewal of the magic and connection to Spirit.