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Zuni Turtle Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Indian  turtle fetish carving

Materials
Turquoise, coral, spiny oyster, mother of pearl, Read about stones
Sinew (thread made from animal tendon)
Length
1 7/8"
Width
7/8"
Height
1"
Hallmark
EL
Artist
unknown

Authentic Native American Indian  turtle fetish carving

Medicine bundle of a mother of pearl arrowhead and pieces of turquoise coral and spiny oyster all tied with sinew.

"Bundler"
Zuni
Turtle Fetish Carving

F305 - $82 SOLD

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Authentic 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.

Medicine Bundle - Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied on the back of the animal that consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. The bundle may be used as an offering to the fetish, to evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.


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