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Faustite Mountain Lion by Loren Tsalabutie  - Zuni Fetish - Zuni Fetish Sunshine Studio

Loren Tsalabutie

Faustite Mountain Lion by Loren Tsalabutie - Zuni Fetish

$ 1,400.00

A large faustite mountain lion with coral inlaid eyes picked up directly from Loren Tsalabutie after the August 2022 100TH Indian Art Market. Loren has given this big lion anthropomorphic skills - he stands upright on his hind legs. Faustite is a realitively newly identified stone. It is a zinc rich analogue of turquoise having almost four times as much zinc than copper in its crystal structure. Ferric iron may replace some of the aluminum and minor amounts of calcium may also be present. Faustite has a hardness of 4.5 - 5.5 on the Mohs scale and aside from having a slightly lower hardness. Since ancient There are cultural beliefs that faustite crystals are believed to heal afflictions in human beings - a dedicated therapy involves using faustite crystals for healing chronic ailments. The mountain lion represents the guardian of the North & is the master hunter, revered for its intelligence, prowess & strength of will.
Artist: Loren Tsalabutie (signed)
Size: 3-1/2 in. long x 1-1/2 in. wide x 4-1/2 in. tall
#59245 - Zuni Fetishes

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