Peralta Canyon Turtle

By Wilson Romero, Cochiti-Dine

Animal: Turtle, Material: Found Stone
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Stunning Peralta Canyon is situated nearby to Cochiti Pueblo and Peña Blanca in New Mexico. Wilson Romero hikes this area to seek the most amazing stones to sculpt animals from. He says that after a nourishing rainfall is when the minerals really show their beauty. He offers cornmeal in gratefulness for the creative works around him. His latest carving is a Turtle from a Peralta Canyon found stone with a naturally porous carapace, head, legs and little tail. Measurements are approximately 5" long, 4 1/4" wide and 1 1/4" tall.

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