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. It is 7/8" by 3/4", and about 1/4" tall. 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.