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Alabaster buffalo with turquoise inlay eyes.
Paula says - "At first glance this white buffalo fetish appears to carved in the minimalist 'reservation' style, where the animal closely resembles the rock it came from. But upon closer examination you'll see detailed ears and horns, nostrils, split hooves and curled tail. Plus, the entire buffalo has a textured haircoat."
Dime above shows scale of buffalo.
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, Picasso Alabaster is traditional. Read more about fetishes.
Buffalo ("Tatanka" in Lakota), represents prophesy and fulfillment of powers. Buffalo also represents the perseverence and ability to rise above one's weaknesses. Buffalo teaches that everything exists in abundance if it is respected and accepted with gratitude.