Native American Zuni Frog Fetish Carving

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  HK Item # F228 
"Froggy Weather"
Emery Boone - Zuni Frog Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Frog Fetish

Carved from jet with turquoise and coral inlay of thunderclouds and rain.

Turquoise inlay eyes.

Material
Jet, turquoise, coral
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Length
1 7/8"
Width
1 3/8 "
Height
3/8"
Hallmarks
Signed: E Boone   Zuni NM
Artist
Emery Boone, Zuni

Native American Indian Jewelry and Fetish Carving booksEmery Boone's work is featured in Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis.

Hand made Native American Indian Frog Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Frog Fetish

Dime above shows scale of this carving.

Emery Boone, Zuni
"Froggy Weather"
Frog Fetish Carving
F228
$65 plus s/h
SOLD

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Hand made Native American Indian Frog Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Frog 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. Read more about fetishes.

Frogs and turtles are some of the oldest and most commonly carved Zuni fetishes. Frogs are considered a major rain-bringing fetish so very important to the Zuni who live in an arid portion of the southwest US. Frogs also represent abundance and fertility. It is said that women become pregnant when a frog fetish is kept next to the bed - which can be a good thing or a surprise ! So be forewarned !

Jet (Acoma Jet) - A solid, durable type of lignite coal that originated from wood material. It is mined around the Acoma Pueblo region, among other places, thus the name Acoma Jet. It is very popular with Indian artists for carving fetishes. It is also used for inlaying jewelry but usually is not used in jewelry stone sets. Read about stones.


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