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Daphne Quam - Zuni
Dime above shows scale of carving.
Side medicine bundle of mother of pearl arrowhead with turquoise nuggets tied with sinew.Inlaid turquoise eyes.
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. Read more about fetishes.
Jasper is form of microcrystalline quartz. The name comes from the Greek word iaspis which means "spotted stone." Jasper is thought by some to give a person courage and to have power to drive away evil spirits and protect against bites of snakes spiders. Read about stones.