Zuni Fetish Carvings and Zuni Necklaces

Daniel Chattin

Daniel Chattin Zuni Fetish Carvings

Daniel Chattin is married to Jovanna Poblano who is the daughter of  Veronica and
granddaughter of Zuni legend, Leo Poblano. Daniel carves both table fetishes and
fetishes for Jovanna’s necklaces.




Daniel Chattin Abalone Shell Corn Maiden

Very Iridescent Abalone Shell Table Fetish

3 1/4″ tall







Daniel Chattin Eagle Head Necklace

Gold Mother of Pearl Shell and Coral Eagle Head Strung on Soft Leather

1 1/4″ tall




Zuni Fetish Pink Mussel Shell Bird

Carved by Daniel Chattin

3 1/8″ long x 2″ tall



Zuni Fetish Shell Bird on a Agate and Turquoise base

Carved by Daniel Chattin

2 5/8″



Large Zuni Fetish Melon Shell Corn Maiden
with Turquoise, Lapis, and a Pearl inlay

Carved by Daniel Chattin

6″ tall x 5″ wide



Daniel Chattin Zuni Fetish Maidens

Detailed carving on Shell

5″ long


Heavily adorned with Turquoise, Coral, Amber
and a Pearl


Daniel Chattin

Pink Mussel Shell Maiden on a Black Marble Base

Corn Maiden>

5 3/4″ tall x 2 1/8″ wide



Daniel Chattin

Very large and highly iridescent Green Sea
Snail Shell Corn Maiden

2 Corn Maidens on a Marble Base

5 1/2″ tall



Zuni Fetish Gold Lip Mother of Pearl

fully etched Corn Maiden

Carved by Daniel Chattin

3 1/2″ tall


(Janine Fenton Collection)

Zuni Fetish Shell Corn Maidens

Carved by Daniel Chattin

2″ tall


(Janine Fenton Collection)

Zuni Fetish Gem quality Sugalite

Royal Lavulite or sometimes called Sugalite

It is an extreme rarity for Royal Lavulite to be seen as a fetish.
Only a top notch carver could have afforded to buy the stone….
here Daniel made us a beautiful Buffalo

Buffalo with a Turquoise Arrow head

Carved by Daniel Chattin

2 7/8″ long x 2″ tall


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