Native American Zuni Snake Fetish Carving

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  HK Item # F272 
"Snake Eye"
Danette Laate - Zuni Snake Fetish Carving

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Native American Indian Snake Fetish

Mother of Pearl snake with God's Eye made of turquoise, coral and jet. Inlaid turquoise eyes and power spots.

Materials
Mother of pearl, turquoise, coral, jet,
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Length
2 5/8"
Width
5/8"
Height
1/4"
Hallmark
D L
Artist
Danette Laate, Zuni

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

 

"Snake Eye"
Danette Laate, Zuni

Snake Fetish Carving
F272 (ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)
$55 SOLD

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Hand made Native American Indian Snake Fetish

Dime above shows small scale of carving.

Hand made Native American Indian Snake 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.

The Snake

The snake in some Native American cultures represents speed and swiftness, the same properties as lightning or the lightning arrow and they often have a similar visual form. The snake does not symbolize anything negative or treacherous. Rather, the snake represents abundant rainfall, fertility and healing. Snake symbols are rarely seen in Navajo jewelry and art but are often used by Zuni.

We here in northern Colorado live with snakes on a seasonal basis - they are part of the landscape and ecosystem. Since our climate is semi-arid, we welcome the abundant rainfall the snake might bring.


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