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Joanne Cheama - Zuni Turtle Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Indian turtle fetish carving of turquoise by Joanne Cheama Zuni

Materials
Turquoise, jet, Read about stones
Length
1 3/8"
Width
7/8"
Height
1/4"
Hallmark
JC
Artist
Joanne Cheama, Zuni

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

Authentic Native American Indian turtle fetish carving of turquoise by Joanne Cheama Zuni

Jet eyes and five jet power spots.

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Joanne Cheama - Zuni

Turtle Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Indian turtle fetish carving of turquoise by Joanne Cheama Zuni

Dime above shows small scale of carving.

Authentic Native American Indian turtle fetish carving of turquoise by Joanne Cheama Zuni

Authentic Native American Indian turtle fetish carving of turquoise by Joanne Cheama Zuni

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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.

TURQUOISE is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a master healer stone as it is believed to help speed the healing process. It is also thought that turquoise can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart. Turquoise comes in all shades of blue, to blue-green and it is the natural variations in turquoise that make it appealing. Read more about stones.

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. Jet can be heavy or very lightweight and it is sometimes mistaken for plastic. Read about stones.


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