HK Item #FF368 
"Dottie"
Delvin Leekya, Zuni Blackbird Fetish

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Authentic Native American black bird fetish by Zuni Delvin Leekya of Acoma jet

Material
jet, turquoise, Read about stones
Size
1 5/8" long
1 1/8" tall
3/4" wide
Hallmarks
inscribed: D. Leeka Zuni 09
Artist
Delvin Leekya, Zuni

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Authentic Native American black bird fetish by Zuni Delvin Leekya of Acoma jet

Inlaid turquoise eyes and power spots.

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Delvin Leekya, Zuni
Blackbird Fetish Carving
"Dottie"

#FF368 - $35 SOLD

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Authentic Native American black bird fetish by Zuni Delvin Leekya of Acoma jet

Authentic Native American black bird fetish by Zuni Delvin Leekya of Acoma jet

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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, marble and coral.
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About Acoma Jet

Acoma jet is 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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