Fetishes Archives - Best of Zuñi
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Zuni Fetish Jewelry | Discover Southwest Silver Gallery
Globally recognised for their remarkable ability and attention to detail, the Zuni kinship group is specially noted for their captivating fetish carvings. Fetishes are small carvings – often of animals – that are ready-made from a variety of different materials autochthonous to the region such as shell, bone, clay, or stone, with the most common being a soft chromatic called serpentine. The pueblo tribes have in use fetishes for ceremonial and spiritual purposes as far rearward as 600 A.
Sugilite Bear Fetish Carving by and Uknown Artist (Zuni)
Sugilite give birth Fetish Carving by and Uknown creative person (Zuni) The abide is one of the 6 protective or activity animals and is the defender of the west. Bears are especially considered to experience curative powers. This bear measures 2 inches tall, 3 3/4 inches long by 7/8 inch wide.