Carved Black Jet Eagle with Fish Fetish by Michael Tucson 4D02H

$ 295.00

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Zuni fetishes are small carvings made by the Zuni people, usually depicting animals, often imbued with spiritual significance. They serve as guardians, healers, and guides, reflecting the deep connection between the Zuni people and the natural world, embodying both the physical and spiritual essence of the depicted animal.

Michael Tucson is a rising star in the world of Zuni fetish carving, blending tradition with innovation in his exquisite creations. Born and raised in the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, Tucson was drawn to the art of carving from a young age, inspired by the rich cultural heritage of his community.

Under the mentorship of seasoned artisans and fueled by his own passion for the craft, Tucson embarked on a journey of artistic exploration. He experimented with various materials and techniques, pushing the boundaries of traditional Zuni fetish carving while staying true to its roots.

Tucson's carvings are renowned for their intricate detail and spiritual resonance, capturing the essence of animals revered in Zuni mythology and spirituality. Each piece is imbued with symbolism and meaning, reflecting Tucson's deep connection to his cultural heritage and the natural world.

As Tucson's reputation continues to grow, his fetishes are gaining recognition in galleries and exhibitions across the country. With his unwavering dedication to his craft and his commitment to preserving Zuni traditions, Tucson is poised to leave a lasting legacy in the world of Native American art.

Measurements: 3-1/2 x 3 x 3/4

Signed: M Tucson Zuni

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