Zuni Pig Fetish Hand Carved Sandstone Turquoise Louise Ponchella 3-3/4" Long

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 Zuni Pig Fetish Hand Carved Sandstone Turquoise Louise Ponchella 3-3/4" Long

This large (3-3/4"" x 1-3/4" x 1-1/4") Native American handmade sandstone and turquoise pig fetish was hand carved by Zuni Pueblo artist Louise Ponchella. It is marked "LP".  It weighs a whopping 118 grams.

The pig is a intelligent animal who fiercely protects its young. Its turquoise eyes give a glimpse into its spirit. Fetishes encourage the growth and productivity of nearby animals. If you want your pigs to be large, healthy and fertile, this is the fetish for you.

Because Sandstone is created by either wind or water, it is often called a “stone of creativity”. It strengthens relationships within groups, both at home and the workplace. Use Sandstone to keep you from getting distracted, especially during mediation. A cheerful stone, Sandstone keeps those annoying tantrums and mood swings under control. When used on the Sacral chakra, Sandstone can help you discern the truth among those around you and to keep your mind clear when making decisions. Physically, Sandstone can help strengthen bones, nails and hair. It is also helpful with disorders of the eyes as well as water retention.

This fetish will lend its power to its owner. Turquoise is also held to be sacred and represents the power of the sky. Remember that each time this fetish performs its function it will grow in power. It will never fail a person with good intentions who is true of heart. Providing a comfortable home for and making small offerings of food to your new fetish will also increase their power.

A certificate of authenticity is included.