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Ghost Maiden
Carl Etsate - Zuni

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Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

Material
antler, turquoise, coral, shell heishi
Read about stones
antler, feathers
Height
3 1/4" to top of maiden;
5" to top of feather
Width
1 3/4"
Depth
1 3/4"
Hallmarks
none
Artist
Carl Etsate, Zuni

Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

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Carl Etsate - Zuni
Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving
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Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

Authentic Native American Ghost Maiden Fetish Carving of antler with turquoise, coral and feathers  by Zuni Carl Etsate

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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.

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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