In Zuni Mountain-lion
carvings are traditionally used when hunting large game such as deer or elk because mountain lion is the best hunter. But they are also carried as a protector when traveling. Rosella Lunasee and Loubert Soseeah carved this powerful cat from yummy ricolite. With eyes of inlaid turquoise and an offering of turquoise, coral and a shell point appropriate for a powerful hunter. This carving is about 1" tall and 3 1/4" long.