HK Item #FM245   
Antler Maiden
with Kachina and Sunface

Amery Cellicion - Zuni

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Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with kachina and sunface of by Zuni Amery Cellicion

Kachina face of lapis, jet and mother of pearl with necklace of turquoise and coral.

Tiny sunface of coral, turquoise, mother of pearl and jet.

Amery Cellicion - Zuni
Antler Maiden Fetish Carving
with Kachina and Sunface

FM245 - $42 plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

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Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with kachina and sunface of by Zuni Amery Cellicion

Material
turquoise, jet, mother of pearl, coral, lapis lazuli,
Read about stones
antler
Height
2 "
Width
5/8 "
Depth
3/4"
Hallmarks
inscribed: AC ZUNI
Artist
Amery Cellicion, Zuni

Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with kachina and sunface of by Zuni Amery Cellicion

Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with kachina and sunface of by Zuni Amery Cellicion

What is an Animal Fetish?

Native American Jewelry and Fetish Carving BooksA 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.
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What is Antler?

Antler is a hornlike, bony growth, usually branched, that grows in pairs on the head of a deer, moose, elk, caribou, or other members of the deer family. Antlers occur on the heads of male deer and on some related species of either sex. Because of antler's rich brown colors and ease of carving, it is a preferred medium of many carvers. Antlers are a renewable resource, as they are shed each year and grow more branches each season as the animal ages.

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