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Alabaster with inlaid eyes of turquoise.
F249 - $55 SOLD
Dime above shows scale of this carving.
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. Although carved from many types of rock, fishrock is traditional. Read more about fetishes.
TURTLE - Nurturer, Protector, Mother Energy, Mother Earth. Turtle's medicine includes connection with Great Spirit, journeys of discovery, patience, feminine strength, power to heal female diseases, inspiration, protecting oneself snd others, self-reliance, and tenacity, longevity.
Salmon Alabaster, or Translucent Orange Alabaster is a prized variation of a dense, fine-grained variety of gypsum (calcium sulfate) that is semi-translucent to opaque salmon orange in color. In the United States it is mined in Colorado, Utah and Arizona.