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Dolomite Maiden
Michael Laweka - Zuni

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Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of dolomite, turquoise and coral by Zuni Michael Laweka

Material
dolomite, jet, turquoise, coral
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Height
3 1/8 "
Width
1 1/8"
Depth
1"
Hallmarks
inscribed: ML ZUNI
Artist
Michael Laweka, Zuni

Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of dolomite, turquoise and coral by Zuni Michael Laweka

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Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of dolomite, turquoise and coral by Zuni Michael Laweka

Dolomite maiden with jet eyes, turquoise necklace and coral power spots.

Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of dolomite, turquoise and coral by Zuni Michael Laweka

Authentic Native American Maiden Fetish Carving of dolomite, turquoise and coral by Zuni Michael Laweka

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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