Butterfly fetish by Elfina L. Beall, black marble
Zuni butterfly fetish, made of black marble, with inlay silver beads, lines and twisted silver for the antennas. It has mother of pearl and coral accents. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Elfina L. Beall.
Butterflies are a token of good luck and are pollinators, they use butterflies in traditional Zuni religious ceremonies including kachinas.
Measurements: It is 7/8" by 3/4", and about 1/4" tall.