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Eyes of inlaid turquoise.
Paula says - "This badger is so well camouflaged I can't even get a fix on it against a clean background! The stone has a great feel to it and this badger would make a great meditation piece."
Dime above shows scale of this badger.
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, fish rock is traditional. Read more about fetishes.
BADGER is honored as a healing animal and as a tenacious hunter.
AUGITE comes from from the Greek word auge, meaning "shine" or "luster. However, only some augites look shiny, most specimans have a dull appearance. Augite varies from translucent to opaque and its color includes combinations of black, green, brown, purple with streaks and spots of greenish gray and light to dark brown. Augite is common throughout the world including the American Southwest. It is said to bring out your intuition, tenderness, gentleness and love; help you exercise self-control and understand your chosen destiny; stimulate creativity and success.