Powerful energy and leadership are qualities associated with a ram (mountain sheep or bighorn sheep). Their strong horns and determined spirit accompany them throughout life. Turquoise inlaid eyes are set into this approximate 2" long, 5/8" wide and 1 3/8" tall alabaster fetish by Brandon Phillips.
Brandon's mother is Zuni artist Marvelita Phillips who's renowned for her fetish necklaces. Brandon's grandfather was noted carver and jeweler Leonard Halate (d) who started carving in the 1940's. Brandon's uncle is carver Herbert Halate.