Turtle Zuni Fetish


Turtle Zuni Fetish by Kenny Chavez in Turquoise with Silver Inlay

Dimensions: 1 5/8" long
Stone: Turquoise with Silver Inlay
Artist: Kenny Chavez

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.

Turtle Keywords: Insight, Longevity, and Mother Earth
Turtle reminds you to look within yourself for emerging opportunities. Symbolizing the union of heaven and earth, Turtle teaches us to use our knowledge and trust our senses. Known for longevity, Turtle often represented ancient wisdom of the earth mother herself.

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