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beautiful highly polished Malachite stone
is a very beautiful and powerful stone
Zuni Horse Fetish
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Jimmy Yawakia's style is minimalist. He used the natural patterns in the stone to let the animal appear. A modern carver with an old-style flair.
smooth, highly polished surface.
is a medicine bundle of turquoise
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.
Medicine Bundle. Many fetishes have a medicine bundle or adornment tied on the back of the horse that often consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. The style and detail of carving varies among artists but usually includes detail on the face, ears, tail and mane. Often the eyes and other spots of adornment on the horse are inset pieces of contrasting stones such as turquoise, coral and others.
Horse. The horse is an animal of freedom and the Horse Fetish has the power of healing, strength and safe movement.
Malachite. A dark green stone with definite striations of deeper green. Read more about stones.