This whimsical Zuni owl fetish carving from Travertine by Zuni Pueblo carver Enrike Leekya has striking turquoise eyes.
In Zuni culture a fetish represents the animal spirit thought to reside in the stone. It is believed that fetishes require a meal of cornmeal and ground turquoise occasionally. Owls can see what others cannot, and this is a large part of Owl Medicine. The Zuni Pueblo people call the owl ‚"the Night Grandfather", because he does his work at night. Clairvoyant properties and uncovering deception have always been associated with Owl. Its connection with wisdom comes from Owl's ability to discern that which cannot be seen.
This owl is 2" long and 1-1/2" wide, stands 2-3/4" tall. Comes with a certificate of authenticity.
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