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Georgette Quam Lunasee - Zuni Frog Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Zuni frog fetish carving by Georgette Quam Lunasee

materials
turquoise, jet, Read about stones
length
1"
width
1 1/8 "
height
3/8"
hallmarks
none
artist
Georgette Quam Lunasee, Zuni

Native American Indian Jewelry and Fetish Carving booksGeorgette Quam's work is featured in Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis.

Authentic Native American Zuni frog fetish carving by Georgette Quam Lunasee

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Georgette Quam Lunasee, Zuni
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Frog Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Zuni frog fetish carving by Georgette Quam Lunasee

Authentic Native American Zuni frog fetish carving by Georgette Quam Lunasee

Carved from turquoise with inlaid eyes and power spots.

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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.

Frog Symbolism

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!

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