Native American Zuni Horse Fetish Carving

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Carol Martinez - Zuni Horse Fetish
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Authentic Native American Horse Fetish Carving of turquoise by Zuni Carol Martinez

Materials
turquoise, jet, Read about stones
Length
1 3/8"
Height
7/8"
Width
1/4"
Hallmark
inscribed: CM   ZUNI
Artist
Carol Martinez, Zuni

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

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Authentic Native American Horse Fetish Carving of turquoise by Zuni Carol Martinez

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Carol Martinez - Zuni
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Authentic Native American Horse Fetish Carving of turquoise by Zuni Carol Martinez

Authentic Native American Horse Fetish Carving of turquoise by Zuni Carol Martinez

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What is an Animal Fetish?

Native American Jewelry and Fetish Carving BooksA fetish is a carving of an animal that captures the spirit and the essence of the animal, not necessarily its exact detailed conformation. Fetishes are carved from many types of stone, wood, antler, shell and other materials. Often the eyes and spots of adornment, called power spots, inset pieces of contrasting stones such as double Horse Fetish Carving of fishrock and turquoise, jet and coral.
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About the Spirit of the Horse

The Horse Spirit inspires our dreams, awakens passion, carries us far and fast, and brings us close to our instinctual and authentic nature. Horse enables us to move beyond our limitations and run freely. Spirit or Medicine Horses were and are extremely helpful in guidance, healing, protection and ceremony. Horse represents wisdom, physical power and unearthly power. Horse enables healers to travel in Spirit energy, using Horse to help guide them to the answer. Horses are symbols that can express our magical side. Horses are also known as symbols of freedom and independence.

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Types of Fetishes

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Zuni Animal Fetish necklaceFetish Necklace - The use of small carved animals on Native American necklaces is a modern invention for the market. It is not traditional to use a fetish, per se, on a necklace or as jewelry.

 

Zuni Horse Table Fetish carvingTable Fetish - Table fetishes stand on a flat surface for viewing. They come in various scales with the 2-inch scale being the size most commonly sold today.

 

Zuni  Pocket Bear Fetish carvingPocket Fetish - A fetish can be carried when the power of the animal is desired to help the person with a routine task or an obstacle or problem. Pocket fetishes might help with safe travel, a successful venture or "hunt", a good yield or "crop".

 

 Native American Medicine BagMedicine Bag Fetish - A fetish can be transported in a medicine bag but it is said that only the mole is content in the darkness for long periods of time.

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2 - How Fetishes are Made

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5 - Types of Fetishes 

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7 - Care and Feeding

8 - Habit Forming

 

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