Mojave Green Turquoise Lizard

By Derrick Kaamasee

Animal: Lizard, Material: Mojave Green Turquoise
This offering is sold.
Up high on a rock's ledge, Derrick Kaamasee's turquoise-eyed Lizard surveys. Soft etching provides attractive scales and deep grooving emphasizes well developed claws. Refreshing and bright Mojave green turquoise comes from the Kingman Mine in Arizona. About 2" long, 3/4" wide and 1" tall. Derrick's uncle is renowned carver Maxx Laate. Derrick started carving in the late 1980s and comes from the greater Laate family of Zuni fetish artists. He's taught many others the art of fetish carving.