Blue raven, by Calvert Bowannie, turquoise
Zuni fetish carving of a crow or raven, made of turquoise with jet inlay eyes. Native American Made. It is 1 3/4" long, 1 1/8" tall, and 1 3/8" wide. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Calvert Bowannie and is signed on the bottom.
Bird fetishes were thought to carry prayers to the sky asking for rain and blessings.