Zuni Fetish Carvings and Zuni Necklaces

Ray Tsalate 2

Ray Tsalate Zuni Fetish Carvings Page 2

Ray Tsalate
2011 Museum of Northern Arizona Collection

a small antler grandmother carving

it is perfectly inlaid with gem Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Deep Red Coral, Lapis and Penn Shell

Inlay this good is very difficult… it is rarely seen on fetishes.
It is scarcely seen even on fine jewelry

2 1/2″ tall