This is a stunning little tiny horse totem that is made of black and white jasper that make this little horse look like a perfect tricolor paint. It has an adorable tiny little turquoise arrowhead medicine bundle on it's back and a beautifully carved mane. This horse was carved by the famous Marylin Chuyate Quam.
Horse totems are great gifts for doctors, work team members and artists. Horse represents partnerships and strength. He also represents power and expanding one's abilities.
For hundreds of years, other tribes traded for fetishes from the Zuni. While it is not customary for a Zuni to carve domestic animals, such as horses, sheep, cattle and goats, for personal use, they do so for Navajo herdsmen to protect their animals.
Is this horse not exactly what your magic needs? See our other horse fetishes here! https://etsy.me/2uYwKSW
Fetishes represent unique and very personal gifts, they are wonderful for the holidays, as congratulations for life changing events and more. All of our totems described as *micro* totems are guaranteed to fit on a quarter. Micro totems are considered harder to carve as there is much less space to capture the expressive nature of the animals they represent.
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.
Ships with Certificate of Authenticity. All items ship in boxes for safety. NO ENVELOPES. Packaged in a natural recycled giftbox inside of shipping box.
1 business day
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Request a cancellation within: 2 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.