Learn More - opens in a new window or tab. Yes "Emery Eriacho" Tribe: These are offerings made to the fetish for favors already received or hoped for in the future. Don't see what you're looking for? Online Store Design by Earth Skater.
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Understanding the Gift Songbook. Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. We have an eagle fetish, a frog fetish, a bear, many birds, another bear. The pure white color is preferred by carvers and jewelers, but it can range into warm brown shades if colorbed by iron oxides. Thank you for shopping with us! Commonly known as spiny oyster shell, spondylus come from the Pacific ocean of Baja California and the northwestern coast of South America. Postage cost can't be calculated.
Zuni Frog Fetish by Freddie Leekya - Hoel's Indian Shop
A pretty amusing bunny. Now carvers are able to carve long, flowing tails that extend behind the back or even curl in delicate swirls. Frog is also the fertility fetish. It is the definitive book on fetishes in Zuni culture. A mottled pink manganese carbonate related to calcite, this stone is generally banded and can have delicate, almost lacy markings.
Traditionally, each fetish carving is believed to have inherent powers or qualities that may aid the owner. Indian fetishes are hand-carved objects, which represent the spirits of animals or the forces of nature. While traditional natural materials such as turquoise, coral, shell, and jet are still being used, many new stones are also being carved. Mouse over to zoom - Click to enlarge. These materials and their associated colors are principle in the Zuni sunface, a cultural symbol which is present in Zuni jewelry and fetishes and represents their sun father.