Buttefly maiden fetish by Claudia Peina, apple coral
Butterfly Maiden fetish by Zuni artist Claudia Peina, made of beautiful reddish orange apple coral, and inlaid with turquoise, and jet. The wings are made out of hand-stamped silver. This fetish is beautifully carved, characteristic of Claudia Peina's style, and made of a fabulous piece of coral. Signed on the bottom.
The Corn Maiden helps to bring a healthy corn crop (abundance), which is an important source of food to the Zuni.
Measurements: It measures 3 1/4" tall, 2 3/4" wide including wings, and about 1" deep.