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Valerie Comosona carved this elegant Maiden of the Water from spiny oyster shell. She has a delicate face and is hold a water jar. Crushed turquoise, representing water, flows down the waterfall. On her right side is a beautiful shell. There is crushed turquoise all around the bottom. The base is made from green serpentine.
Size: 3.25" H x 2" L x 2" W
Many Indigenous people understand there are spirits of the waters which hold the memories of the places they flow. "Water is Life" has become a world-wide cry for protection of waters which support life. We cannot live without water and there is less than 3% of fresh water available on Mother Earth, much of which is locked in glaciers and ice.
Traditionally, Zuni carvings are symbolically fed cornmeal. Each Zuni fetish comes in a box with a descriptive card and a tiny bit of corn meal to tide them over until they reach you.