Zuni Scorpion Fetish Totem Cody Nastacio Jasper & Turquoise Native American Art

$40.08 $66.80

This wonderfully fierce little scorpion is a rare addition to any fetish collection. He is a wonderful size and has a rare pierced through loop where his tail wraps over his back, this carving took TIME and love. This piece is carved by Cody Nastacio who is known for the fine polish and detail to his carvings as well as doing rare creatures like scorpions. The detail in this carving is second to none, the sharp expressive lines showing his legs, pincers as well as his fierce little tail. Scorpion fetishes are wonderful gifts for those going through dramatic change, those who are going to battle and need the fierce strength of the scorpion at their side.

The scorpion is a sign of strength, transformation and chaos.

Fetishes represent unique and very personal gifts, they are wonderful for the holidays, as congratulations for life changing events and more.

American Indians have used fetishes throughout history. Fetishes are believed to hold magical powers and protect the owner or craftsmen from problems of mind or body. Some believe that their powers can even protect against problems of the universe. It is also believed that the care a fetish receives is directly related to the protection it will provide. Indians believe that fetishes must be properly cared for. They are given offerings of cornmeal and kept in special turquoise covered fetish pots or pouches. Often fetishes are adorned with turquoise, arrowheads and feathers. These are offerings to the fetish for gifts received or anticipated.

The Ivory Toad is proud to represent more than 30 Native American Artists, offer recycled and eco-friendly packaging, package all items in boxes for safety, and offer the finest curated gifts on the internet!

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