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Carved from Jet and Mother of Pearl.
He has inlaid turquoise eyes and a MOP chest.
Guin - Zuni Penguin Table Fetish
This classy penguin is just beautiful.
and signed by Zuni artist
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. A double fetish represents relationship and unity. Read more about fetishes.
Jet (Acoma Jet). A solid black type of lignite coal that is mined around the Acoma Pueblo region, thus the name Acoma Jet, or Jet for short. It has been very popular for carving fetishes since prehistoric times in the Southwest US.. It is also used for inlaying but usually not used in stone sets.
of Pearl (MOP). This is a shell, usually clear white and translucent, sometimes
with a little striation.
Read more about stones.
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