Power spots of inlaid jet and eyes of turquoise.
Paula says - "This tiny turtle is a perfect size to carry with you in a pocket or pouch. The smooth mother of pearl with slightly raised paw and spots are very soothing to the touch. A great pocket pal."
Bear paw of inlaid turquoise.
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.
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.
Is it Mother of Pearl or Abalone?
Mother of pearl, also known as nacre, is the outer coating of pearls and is also a protective layer that forms the lining of some mollusks including abalone. It is strong, resilient, and iridescent, which means that it changes color as the angle of view or the angle of light changes. Mother of pearl from most mollusks has a milky white or silver appearance, whereas mother of pearl from abalone has dark rainbow hues. Read more . . .
Fetishes and Carvings
5 - Types of Fetishes