Native American Indian Zuni Butterfly Maiden Fetish Carving
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Turquoise mother rock maiden with inlaid turquoise mouth, eyes and power spots.
Danette Laate - Zuni
FM232 - $75
Paula says - "Turquoise is found in veins, sandwiched between layers of mother rock. Usually, the mother rock shows as veining or matrix patterns in rocks that are predominantly turquoise. This butterfly maiden, however, is carved from a piece of dark brown mother rock that has flecks of turquoise in it."
Butterfly represents transformation, the ability to go through changes in life with grace and lightness, like the plain caterpillar changing into a colorful butterfly. Butterfly's bright colors symbolize liveliness and playfulness. Butterfly helps us look at heavy and tense situations with a new, lighter perspective.
is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a
master healer stone as it is believed to help speed the healing process. It is
also thought that turquoise can help promote honest and clear communication from