Armadillo fetish by Enrike Leekya, Picasso marble
Armadillo Zuni fetish by Enrike Leekya, made of brown Picasso marble, with inlay turquoise eyes. Measures about 1 1/2" tall, 3 1/4" long, and 1 1/4" wide. The artist Enrike Leekya is known for cute stylized animals, and he is a descendant of the famous Zuni carver Leekya Deyuse.
Armadillos are slow, sure, in no hurry, and get things done right. They are the keepers of the home.