Each Native American Indian animal fetish
carving is hand made and unique. - Authenticity
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maiden's front shows corn kernels.
Three sun face God's Eye at the bottom are inlaid Mother of Pearl, coral, turquoise and jet. They are surrounded by turquoise power spots all up and down the maiden, alternated with inlaid coral inlay spots. Each of these spots is a tiny cabochon that has a raised feel to it.
Amesoli - Zuni
Paula says -
"If you like all hand made, more primitive fetishes, then this type of fetish is for you."
Antler tip burnished to a dark brown patina.
Corn is to Pueblo people what the buffalo has always been to the Plains Indians, the very symbol of LIFE. In Zuni mythology, the Corn Maidens brought this gift, and many of the carvings of women, especially those with a criss-cross pattern on the body, are carved to pay homage to the Corn Maidens.