Inlaid jet eyes, coral mouth and turquoise power spots.
Laweka - Zuni
What is a Fetish?
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, Serpentine , 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.
Fetishes and Carvings
5 - Types of Fetishes