Turtle Fetish by Herbert Him, Zuni

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Turtle Fetish by Herbert Him, Zuni Carver. See below for more information.

Small Turtle Fetish in Dolomite by Zuni Carver, Herbert Him

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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.