Large magpie fetish by Calvert Bowannie, black marble and mother of pearl
Zuni fetish carving of a magpie, made of black marble with mother of pearl on the wings, and inlay turquoise eyes. Native American Made. It is 1 1/4" wide, 1 1/2" tall, and 4 1/2" long from head to tail. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Calvert Bowannie, and is signed on the bottom.
Bird fetishes carry prayers to the sky, asking for rain and blessings.