Inlaid turquoise eyes and power spots.
Pooacha - 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, Jet , shell and other materials. Often the eyes and
spots of adornment, called power spots, inset pieces of contrasting stones such
as turquoise, jet .
Fetishes and Carvings
5 - Types of Fetishes