This wonderful dolomite turtle was hand-carved by Herbert Him, Native American Zuni. His detailed bear, frog, and turtle carvings have given him a reputable name as an important Zuni carver. The turtle represents Mother Earth, self-reliance, tenacity, and longevity, It measures 3 1/2" long, 1 3/4" wide, and is about 3/4" thick at his nose. He also has inlaid turquoise for eyes. The bottom side of this fetish is signed by the artist.