Tortoise Zuni Fetish

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Tortoise Zuni Fetish by Fabian Homer Serpentine and Shell

Dimensions: 1 1/2" long x 1 1/4" tall
Stone: Jet and Limpet Shell with Inlay - Face Inlay is done entirely by artist, it is not a manufactured or pre-made piece
Artist: Amos Pooacha

Shell Properties: Feminine Energy, Cooperation, and Intuition. Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Serpentine Properties: Ancient Wisdom and Knowledge, Removing Obstacles and Kundalini. Zodiac Sign:Scorpio

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.

Tortoise Keywords: Grounding, Patience, and Insight
Tortoise, being entirely of the land, is strongly connected to the earth element. Tortoise reminds us that the journey, and not the time spent on it is what is important. Tortoise brings us the deep insight that comes with great patience and strong grounding.

Each carving arrives with an information card, and in its own fabric pouch, nestled within a gift box, ready for gift giving.