Snake Zuni Fetish by Kenny Chavez Carved in Shell
Dimensions: 1 3/4" Long
Artist: Kenny Chavez
Snake Keywords: Regeneration, Wisdom, and Rebirth
Snake reminds you to shed the old and begin anew. The universal medical symbol, the Caduceus, depicts depicts Snake to represent transformation and regeneration. Snake tells us that it is time to leave the past behind and step into the future.
Zuni Fetishes were considered to be so powerful by the U.S. Government that in the late 1800's Frank Hamilton Cushing was sent out to the Zuni Reservation to live among the Zuni people and investigate and study the mysterious power of the Zuni Fetishes. Zuni fetishes were also so well respected by other tribes, that they were and still are in high demand for a variety of purposes.
Each carving arrives with an information card, and in its own fabric pouch, nestled within a gift box, ready for gift giving.