Zuni Fetish Hand Carved Turquoise Sun God Face Dancer Florentino Martinez

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  • Zuni Fetish Hand Carved Turquoise Sun God Face Dancer Florentino Martinez

Zuni Fetish Hand Carved Turquoise Sun God Face Dancer Florentino Martinez

  • Tribe: Zuni
  • Condition: New
  • Size: 2" x 1-1/8" x 3/4"
  • Artisan: Florentino Martinez
  • Materials: Carved Turquoise
  • Item Weight: 14 Grams / 1/2 Ounce
  • Hallmark: "FMARTINEZ", "Zuni, NM", & "2018"
$140.00

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This fantastic Native American handmade turquoise fetish was hand carved by Zuni Pueblo artist Florentino Martinez evokes the image of a Sun God Face Dancer. Martinez is known for the incredible detail he carves into stone and is one of the most collectable carvers. This fetish leaves no doubt that Martinez is a true master. For the Zuni, the Sun symbolized abundance, continuity, stability, positive energy, hope, happiness, and peace. They associated it with the warmth that made life and growth possible and believed it brought playfulness and joy to children and good fortune and prosperity to families. 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.