Magpie fetish by Calvert Bowannie, black marble and turquoise
Zuni fetish carving of a magpie holding a berry, made of black marble with inlay turquoise eyes and wing tips and a coral berry. Native American Made. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Calvert Bowannie.
Bird fetishes were thought to carry prayers to the sky asking for rain and blessings.
Measurements: 2 1/4" wide, 1 3/8" tall, and 7/8" deep.