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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.
Frogs are considered
a major rain-bringing animal and are very important to Native Peoples who live
in an arid portion of the southwest US. Frogs also represent abundance and fertility.
It is said that women become pregnant when a frog fetish is kept next to the bed
- which can be a good thing or a surprise! So be forewarned!
What is an Orthocera?
Orthoceras were the earliest recognizable animals and were able to swim
and crawl. Orthoceras ranged in size from a few inches to over six feet long.
When they died, their shells fell to the ocean floor and over the years minerals
replaced the animals' organic matter turning them to stone.