Turtle fetish by Andrew Quam, jet and turquoise
Zuni turtle fetish, made of black jet with inlay turquoise, coral, and mother of pearl. It has raised dot inlay coral on the shell and eyes. Native American Made. It is 1" wide, 1 3/8" long, and 3/8" tall. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Andrew Quam, and is signed on the bottom.
Turtles represent longevity, are a rain-bringing fetish, and serve as links to the Zuni ancestors.