This is a Zuni handcrafted fetish by Cheryl Beyuka. This Turtle inspired fetish is crafted from Fishrock and is enhanced with Turquoise, Jet, Sponge Coral and Mother of Pearl. This piece is signed by Cheryl and is signed Zuni Pueblo.
The fetish measures approximately 2 3/4 inches front to back and is 1 5/8 inch wide at the widest point. Total weight of this piece is 38.7 grams.
The Turtle is a symbol of Mother Earth and embodies self-reliance, tenacity and longevity. The Turtle also represents patience, courage and protection from the elements and other protective needs in ones life.