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David Yazzie - Navajo Turtle Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Indian  turtle fetish carving

Materials
Acoma Jet, turquoise, Read about stones
Length
1 7/8"
Width
1"
Height
3/4"
Hallmark
DJY
Artist
David Yazzie, Navajo

Authentic Native American Indian turtle fetish carving

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David Yazzie, Navajo

Turtle Fetish Carving
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Native American Indian  turtle fetish carving

Dime above shows small scale of carving.

Authentic Native American Indian  turtle fetish carving

Authentic Native American Indian  turtle fetish carving

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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.

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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