Our Native American fetish necklaces and pendants are authentic works of art made by respected Zuni and Navajo artists at the peak of their form. We work with Zuni and Navajo tribe members from regions in New Mexico and Arizona to provide authentic fetish jewelry with genuine, high-quality silver, gemstones, and other fine materials. All of our Zuni fetish necklaces and Navajo necklaces are hand-carved, unique pieces with tremendous meaning and history. Native American fetish necklaces are famous around the world for their distinct style and craftsmanship.
Authentic Native American Indian Fetish Necklaces
Authentic Native American Indian Fetish Necklaces | Native American Jewelry Tips
A Native American fetish is a stone or shell carving and sometimes antler or wood, usually in the image of an animal. Indian fetishes can be carried or displayed. Those that are carried are often called pocket fetishes. Lakota Pipestone Buffalo Fetish — makes a great pocket fetish because of its smooth surface and sturdy construction. Zuni artists are the traditional fetish carvers but there are many talented Navajo carvers as well.
Honoring the animal totem of strength, a universal tribal belief, genuine claws are strung with shell and red white-heart It's a classic pueblo style using real stones and shell. Using a variety of materials that include Coral,
Hey guys, I found this really helpful guide from the Keshi foundation of New Mexico, a public non-profit promoting Zuni arts. Fabrications were still considered by many, to be the real thing. Zuni artists continue to be harmed by the sale of imitations. If you are unable to zoom in without the text getting blurry, here it is in two separate halves and transcribed. Look for: -The name of the carver, attributable to a Zuni family known for carving Fetishes.