Inlaid turquoise eyes.
What is a Fetish?
A fetish is a rock carving of an animal that captures the spirit and the essence of the animal, not necessarily its exact detailed conformation. Read more about fetishes.
Beaver is industrious and diligent - represents achievement, hard work and family unity.
What is Travertine?
Travertine (Zuni stone) - is a porous rock that formed of calcium carbonate. It occurs near hot mineral springs when water that is rich in calcium comes to the surface and cools, releasing the calcium to form, often in the shape of ornate columns. Pure travertine is white, but often is brown to yellow due to impurities (other than carbonate minerals). Read about stones
Fetishes and Carvings
5 - Types of Fetishes