Badger Zuni Fetish by Russel Shack in Belgian Marble with Silver Inlay
Dimensions: 3 3/4" long x 1 5/8" wide
Stone: Belgian Marble with Turquoise Inlay Eyes and Silver Inlay Markings
Artist: Russel Shack
Belgain Black Marble Properties: Beauty, Cleansing, Common Sense and Mastery. Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Badger is well known for its strength and tenacity, and can be called upon when other powers have been ineffective in healing. Badger is also known in lore as the keeper of stories, both its own, and the stories of others. Thus Badger is a keeper of wisdom and knowledge. Badger lives underground and is a powerful digger, outdigging even gophers and moles. Badger brings the ability to see beneath the surface to the story beneath the story.
Keywords are tenacity, keeper of stories, and knowledge beneath the surface.
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.