- $45 plus s/h
Inlaid turquoise eyes and power spots.
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 Pipestone?
Pipestone, also known as catlinite, is a form of clay called argillite with a high iron content that colors it a deep red to pale orange. Pipestone was discovered in southwestern Minnesota by the Sioux Indians, who consider it a sacred material and use it to carve pipes and other ceremonial objects. It is easy to carve because of its lack of quartz. Read about stones