MULTI-COLORED MINI ZUNI FETISH NECKLACE
This bright statement necklace is composed of multi-stone fetishes, hand-carved by the Zuni people. In tradition, each animal is believed to have inherent powers or qualities that may aid the owner. A few animals represented in this necklace include:
Bear: Guardian of the West. The bear is associated with great strength, power, healing and self-knowledge.
Fish: The Fish represents the ability to hide one's emotions. The Fish is a purifier.
Owl: The Owl is the protector of the home. He represents wisdom and truth and has the ability to see what others cannot.
Turtle: The Turtle is a symbol of Mother Earth. He represents self-reliance, tenacity, and longevity.
Parrot: The Parrot is symbolic of the sun. Like a rainbow, he is made with rain, sun, and light.
Squirrel: The Squirrel represents the ability to plan ahead and is very industrious. He represents natural intelligence and the protector of reserves.
Sterling silver hook & eye clasp closure.
Because this item is handmade, colors and animals may differ slightly.