Native American Zuni Turtle Totem Carving

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"Mossy"
Emery Boone - Zuni Turtle Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Turtle Fetish

Serpentine turtle with inlaid turquoise eyes and power spots.

Materials
Serpentine, turquoise
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Length
1 3/4"
Width
1 1/4"
Height
5/8"
Hallmarks
EB 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 Turtle Fetish

Emery Boone, Zuni
"Mossy"
Turtle Fetish Carving -
F255
$58 SOLD

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Hand made Native American Indian Turtle Fetish

Dime above shows scale of this carving.

Hand made Native American Indian Turtle Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Turtle 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.

TURTLE - Nurturer, Protector, Mother Energy, Mother Earth. Turtle's medicine includes connection with Great Spirit, journeys of discovery, patience, feminine strength, power to heal female diseases, inspiration, protecting oneself snd others, self-reliance, and tenacity, longevity.

SERPENTINE - In the rock industry the scientific term “marble” is also applied to serpentine rocks that can be polished to a high shine. But , technically, “marble” and “serpentine” are two different rocks. Scientific terms (in this case “marble”) can have a different meaning in industry. Dark green serpentine “marble” is frequently referred to as verde antique. It is said to help one find inner peace, calmness, and a long life; instills in the bearer a respect for the elderly and wards off snake bites.
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