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This tall and fearless Warrior Maiden was carved by Claudia Peina. She holds a sterling silver shield and spear. Half of her hair is in the traditional bun that Pueblo maidens wore and the other half is the long hair of warriors. She has inlaid jet eyes and a red coral mouth. Turquoise and coral are below her face. She has inlaid turquoise, red coral, and jet dots inlaid within the geometric designs on her clothing, and two dragonflies. A turquoise dot is on the side of her moccasins. She is truly magnificent!
Size: 5.75" H x 2.5" W x 1.75" W
In Zuni and other Pueblos there are stories about a time when the people were being attacked. When the battle was not going well for the people a A young woman picked up a shield and spear and joined the battle. She was powerful and successful in battle and helped protect her people. She is known by the traditional bun that young Pueblo women wear and the long hair of a warrior. She is remembered through the ages for her courage, fearlessness, and bravery.
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.