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Picasso Marble Bird, Bald Eagle by Jeff Shetima

Jeff Shetima

Picasso Marble Bird, Bald Eagle by Jeff Shetima

$ 675.00

A striking gray, golden ocher, brown & cream streaked Picasso marble bald eagle with a white head carved standing on a rounded arrowhead created from the same stone. Carved by Jeff Shetima, the eagle has dark mother-of-pearl and penn shell oval inlaid eyes and has a beak carved slightly open revealing a tongue carved in the round! Jeff has inlaid his micro inlaid healing heartline on the back of the neck - running down the center of the back - inlaid with bits of clam shell, jet, gold-lip, turquoise & coral to name most. The eagle is one of the six animals venerated by the Zuni. The eagle is the prey God of the celestial heavens. The Zuni believe the creator made the eagle to be a teacher for mankind - and due to their ability to fly the highest; they can send our prayers to the great divine.
Artist: Jeff Shetima (signed)
Size: 2-3/4 in. long x 1-1/2 in. wide x 3-7/8 in. tall

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