Isleta Pueblo Indian White Eagle Fetish Carving

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"White Eagle"
Andy Abeita - Isleta Pueblo

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Authentic Native American Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita of alabaster

Material
alabaster, turquoise, coral, jet, serpentine, Read about stones;
sea shells, macaw feathers;
sinew (thread made from animal tendon)
Size
5" long
3 1/8" tall
1 1/4" wide
Hallmarks
inscribed: A T
Artist
Andy Abeita, Isleta Pueblo
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One heartline of jet, turquoise, gold lipped mussel shell and pipestone.

Authentic Turquoise Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita

One heartline of jet, turquoise and pipestone.

Authentic Turquoise Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita

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Authentic Native American Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita of alabaster

Authentic Native American Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita of alabaster

Inlaid jet eyes.

Authentic Native American Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita of alabaster

Medicine bundle consists of a serpentine arrowhead, turquoise nugget, sea shells and macaw feathers all tied with sinew.

Authentic Native American Eagle Fetish by Isleta Pueblo Andy Abeita of alabaster

About Fetish Carver Andy Abeita

Andy Abeita works with his wife Roberta. He is Isleta Pueblo and she is Navajo. Andy does the carving and Roberta adds the finishing touches including macaw feathers. Andy Abeita is the first American Indian president of the Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA) read more . . .


What is an Animal Fetish?

Native American Jewelry Blog tips and iinformationA 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 turquoise, jet and coral.
Read more about fetishes.

What is a Fetish Heart Line?

The heart line is a line etched, painted or inlaid along one or both sides of the animal. It usually extends from the mouth to the region of the heart. There are many interpretations as to what a heart line represents, but it is often said to represent the pathway of the breath of the animal to the life force which is the heart. Others feel that the heart line points to the soul of the animal. It is thought that a heart line gives the fetish healing or medicinal power.

What is a Fetish Medicine Bundle?

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


About the Eagle Spirit

The eagle is a symbol of power, healing and wisdom. The eagle represents enlightenment reached through inner work, understanding and reclaiming our personal power. Tenacity, clear vision and patience, living in balance with Spirit and Earth. Eagle connects one with Great Spirit, the Great Mystery, opening the soul to greater healing. It tells you that the universe is giving you the opportunity to fly above your life's worldly levels, or above the shadow of past realities, granting yourself permission to be free in order to reach all the joy that your heart desires and Spirit requires.

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