Magpie fetish by Calvert Bowannie, black marble and turquoise
Zuni fetish carving of a magpie, made of black marble, Turquoise, and inlay turquoise eyes. Native American Made. It is 2" long, 1" tall, and 5/8" wide. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Calvert Bowannie.
Bird fetishes were thought to carry prayers to the sky asking for rain and blessings.