Frog and dragonfly fetish by Daisy Nastacio, marble and shell
Zuni frog and dragonfly fetish carving, made from different stones, by Zuni artist Daisy Nastacio. This fetish depicts Zuni animals that symbolize water. The bottom frog is made of white marble, the dragonfly is made of pink shell, and all have inlay silver eyes. They are bound together with a medicine bundle with coral and shell beads. Signed on the bottom.
Frogs and dragonflies are both symbols of rain, which is very important to the Zuni, as it is the source of all life on earth. Frogs are also associated with abundance, water, and fertility.
Measurements: 2 1/8" wide, 1 1/4" deep, and 3/4" tall