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Ray Tsalate's original "Tortoise Siblings" carving expresses the traditional and shared kinship between two relatives. This masterful Turtle carving is brought about from one antler specimen. Harmoniously united, each one has expressive eyes of gold lip shell, turquoise or pen shell, while the tortoise maiden also has a set of pen shell inlaid eyes. She wears a lovely turquoise and red coral necklace, while her mouth is inlaid with vibrant lapis. Ray beautifully inlaid tiny pen shell claws in one of the tortoises. Each tortoise's gorgeous carapace is incised and inlaid with an assortment of luscious materials like red coral, lapis, variscite and malachite. About 2 1/4" tall, 3 3/4" wide and 1 1/8" deep.
Troy Sice is a prize-winning Zuni artist expressing his traditional ways through his extraordinary carvings. He recently brought by an impressive maiden Grandmother masterfully made from antler, in a slightly leaning stance.
Pen shell eyes and a red coral mouth are reassuring, and a stunning, multi-layer necklace is inlaid with lepidolite, red coral, lapis, turquoise and malachite. Both her beautifully incised whorled hair and the wearing of a shawl indicate she's not had a baby. Many blooming flowers on her burnished shawl or robe are inlaid from serpentine, malachite, lapis lazuli, variscite, pink coral and red coral. Her lovely hands rest on a sash inlaid with crushed pipestone. An apron is set with turquoise and serpentine flowers, while the hem of her skirt is inlaid with alternating malachite and lapis pieces. Her moccasins are also gorgeously burnished and inlaid with turquoise pieces to represent the pins that secure the buckskin wraps of her footwear. A glorious fetish that measures about 3 3/4" tall, 2" wide and 1" deep.
Robert Michael Weahkee
Originating from one antler specimen is a crafty jet-eyed Raven and a brilliant red coral-eyed parrot. They're presented a top an antler base enriched with vibrant inlays such as red coral, lapis and turquoise. Wondrous offering bundles of jet, coral, serpentine, turquoise, lapis, smokey quartz, aquamarine, peridot, charoite and kyanite beads are secured to this approximate 7" long, 1" wide and 3" tall dual bird carving. Plumage and beaks are beautifully contrasted thanks to the burnt-out details in the antler by Robert Michael Weahkee. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Troy Sice's antler Bear is full of character and stands either giving directions or doing his best disco move. The burnished detailing on the tail, ears and a super-cute nose give this creature a delightful personality. The expressive pen shell eyes and inlaid necklace, of 22k gold, lapis, malachite and coral, brings this bear to life. The collectable carving measures about 2 1/2" tall, 2" wide by 1" deep.
Troy Sice's extraordinary 9-piece Nativity set is composed of baby Jesus and his little hay bed, Mary, Joseph, the three wise men, a shepherd and an angel. Each Bear is masterfully carved of antler, have eyes of inlaid pen shell, and burnt out nose, tail and ear details. Each adult bear wears an inlaid necklace of red coral and some feature an eye-catching pink coral cabochon.
Baby bear Jesus is about 1 5/8" long and 3/4" wide, while the incised hay bed is about 2 1/2" by 1 1/2". This sweet little one's claws are inlaid with slivers of jet, while its paw pads are inlaid with pen shell.
Mary and Joseph are both kneeling with their pen shell paw pads showing. Mary's unique shawl represents the heavens and is inlaid with materials like pink coral, turquoise, abalone, coral, lapis, mother-of-pearl, serpentine and malachite. Joseph's shawl is inlaid with geometric designs of turquoise, coral, serpentine, pen shell, malachite, pipestone, lapis, jet and serpentine paste. Mary is about 2 3/4" tall, 1 1/8" wide and 1 1/4" deep. Joseph is approximately 2 3/4" tall, 1" wide and 1 1/2" deep.
Each of three wise men stand at about 3 1/2" tall, 1 1/2" wide and 1 3/8" deep and they wear shawls that showcase luscious inlaid materials like malachite, coral, turquoise, mother-of-pearl, jet, spiny oyster shell, lapis, pink coral, serpentine, gold lip shell, and serpentine paste . A top each of their heads is a carved gold lip shell feather and silver accent.
Raising a sterling silver staff in celebration, the shepherd is about 4" tall, 1 3/4" wide and 1 3/4" deep. His shawl is also inlaid with colorful materials like coral, pen shell, spiny oyster shell, abalone, lapis, turquoise, serpentine, pink coral, malachite, lapis, pipestone and serpentine paste. Dragonfly friends are seen on both the shepherd and angel's shawls. With ethereal wings of incised gold lip shell, the heartfelt angel stands about 3 3/8" tall, 1 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" deep and is inlaid with pink mussel shell, turquoise, abalone, jet, variscite, spiny oyster shell, pipestone, lapis, and both serpentine and lapis paste.
A very collectible, museum-quality Nativity scene, this set will be a cherished one for many, many seasons to come. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Claudia Peina was taught to carve by her brother Colvin Peina (d). He was taught by his uncles Raymond Haloo and Miguel Haloo.
Claudia's high-quality, hand-cut and hand-stamped sterling silver wings grace a Butterfly maiden carved from antler. Traditionally styled hair has been gorgeously incised and a mouth is of red coral. Her confident eyes are of inlaid jet. An inlaid red coral naja necklace adorns her clothing, and a geometric inlaid design of jet further beautifies the dress. Signifying feminine strength, beauty and limitlessness, butterfly maiden stands strong at about 4" tall, 2" wide and 1 1/4" deep.
Robert Michael Weahkee's creative and very imaginative mind sees the most amazing characters within the antler material that he works with. His latest carving is a kangaroo, who scans her surroundings while her paws protectively cradle the joey nestled in her pouch. The mother and baby share matching eyes of inlaid turquoise. All together, the carving measures about 6 3/8" tall, 1 3/8" wide by 4 1/8" deep.
Tales of dragons exist in many cultures, first being described by the ancient Sumerians as well as the Greeks, who referred to them as "draconta", meaning to watch. Throughout time people unearthed gigantic bones, not knowing they were dinosaurs, attributing them to those of amazing Lizard-like dragons.
Robert Michael Weahkee's terrific dragon has been brought to us from antler, his primary medium. Definite incising marks bring about powerful wings, a pointy segmented tail, reptilian scaly skin, as well as a showy display of awesome teeth. Turquoise inlaid eyes and burnt-out areas add gorgeous contrast. About 8 1/4" tall, 5" wide and 6" deep. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Todd Lowsayatee's noble Turkey helps us to remember that gratitude is not just reserved for Thanksgiving Day. Carved with intricate detail from a single piece of antler and inlaid with turquoise accents. This grand bird stands about 2 3/4" tall, 1 5/8" wide by 2 1/4" deep.
Ray Tsalate's old-style Eagle is masterfully carved of antler, about 2 1/2" long, 1" tall and 1 1/8" wide. An "X" shaped inlay of mother-of-pearl and pen shell represents wings, decorated with variscite pieces. Ray also inlaid lapis side wings and colorful tail feather accents of red coral, malachite, sugilite and orange spiny oyster shell. Seeing everything, this exquisite raptor has one eye of variscite, while the other is of lapis.
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.
From their home in magical western New Mexico, Troy Sice and his partner Ray Tsalate spend a lot time in the studio creating one-of-a-kind fetish masterpieces. Troy taught Ray to carve in 2004.
Troy's latest gift to the world is this extraordinary wildcat (or Bobcat) pair carved from antler and polished to perfection. Each independent feline has lapis eyes and an amazing red coral inlaid continuous heartline. Troy's thoughtful use of the antler specimen allowed for their faces and bobbed tail backsides to stand out.
An enchanted offering bundle is loaded with scrumptious materials like a large specimen of Kingman turquoise secured with a soft sueded leather, both blue and green turquoises, abalone, jet, lapis lazuli, spiny oyster shell and red coral beads. Included in this dynamic offering of thanks, are two sweet feathered friends: a blue bird of lapis and a cardinal of red coral. They each have exquisite eyes of inlaid 24K gold.
Don't miss this museum-quality treasure by Troy Sice. To see it in person is absolutely breathtaking. About 3 1/2" long, 2 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" tall. Extra shipping charge may apply.
Robert Michael Weahkee's carving are always fantastic and this little spotted dachshund is no exception, but don't let appearances fool you. Did you know that dachshunds were originally bread to hunt Badgers in Germany? The breed is known to be courageous and even willing to take on animals larger than themselves. So the next time you're feeling a little daunted, look to your dachshund friend to help pluck up your courage. This piece measure about 8" long by 1 1/8" wide and stands at a mighty 1 3/8" tall, with bright blue eyes of turquoise and an offering necklace of heishe shell, aquamarine, amber, charoite and green garnet beads.