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A gracefully hewn Eagle of jet is made by Herbert Halate. Far-seeing eyes are inlaid with turquoise and its feathers are incised in an even and clean manner. It carries an offering bundle with a gorgeously shaped cylindrical turquoise stone. This handsome raptor with an amazing hooked beak, is about 5 1/4" long, 7/8" wide and 1 1/2" tall.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this eagle fetish will go to the Zuni Eagle Sanctuary. Please see our resources page for more information on the sanctuary.
Herbert Halate's to be respected Eagle pair measures about 4" long, 1 3/4" wide and 1 3/8" tall, carved of nicely polished jet and white marble. Each raptor has all-seeing eyes of inlaid turquoise, and simple incising marks for feather detail. We love their hooked beaks and offering bundles of cylindrical shaped turquoise stones.
Dylan Poblano is a wonderful artist that comes from the greater Teddy Weahkee (d) family of Zuni artists. His sister is artist Jovanna Poblano. Their mother is Veronica Poblano.
We're honored to offer Dylan's glorious harvest corn maiden of jet. Her facial features are carved and a mouth is represented by a turquoise inlay. Her body shows etched areas of Corn kernels that are hosting several sterling silver, inlaid red coral and turquoise jewelry accents, perhaps depictive of corn silk or corn pollen. Her traditional tablita headdress is of sterling silver that's stamped with the words Zuni. Two sterling silver elements represents corn husks, rolled in a beautiful way.
An incredible base of red brass completes this approximate 5 3/8" tall, 4 1/4" wide and 2 1/2" deep wondrous work. Signed by the artist. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Bats are the only mammals that can continually fly. When they are ready to rest or sleep, they hang upside down. Once they let go, they immediately fly. It's not easy for them to take off from ground level like birds do. Bats are important pollinators. Rochelle Quam's super cool Bat is carved from jet with silver inlaid eyes. It has wonderful wing membrane details and little drilled nostrils. About 1 3/4" tall, 7/8" wide and 1 1/4" deep.
Rochelle Quam's dreamy merfolk are carved from inky jet with fastidiously incised detailing and are seeking a new harbour to inhabit. The alluring reposed mermaid beckons at 2 5/8" long, 1 3/4" tall, and 3/8" thick. The merman is gripping a gleaming trident fashioned of sterling silver and stand about 5" tall (with trident), 3 1/2" wide, and 5/8" thick.
This graceful little pueblo maiden by Ray Tsalate is carved from antler, patiently standing bare footed on a base of marble. She wears a mother of pearl shell feather in her finely carved hair, swept up into two little buns, plus a fine necklace of inlaid red coral with a turquoise center piece. Her inlaid eyes of brown pen shell and the red coral mouth convey a serene reverence. The sleeves of her dress are decorated with Dragonflies darkened with jet paste while the bottom is accented with an inlaid design turquoise, red coral and lines filled with pipestone paste. This beautiful carving measures about 1 1/8" wide by 1" deep and stands at 3" tall including the base.
Keli'i Eli, Zuni-Hawaiian
Ray Tsalate's Mountain-lion of antler stands on hind legs to look you square in the eye. Wearing a kilt and moccasins decorated with the inlaid designs and accent stones of turquoise, variscite, lapis and sugilite. The feathered serpent on the kilt ends in a coiled spiral and was created with inlaid sodalite, pipestone and jet. This cat's face is really sweet too, eagerly looking out of eyes of inlaid gold lip mother of pearl with malachite pupils with a shiny nose of pen shell. About 4" tall, 1 1/2" wide and 3 1/4" deep, with a nice long tail!
Milton Honawa, Hopi
Kevin Chapman, Zuni-Sioux