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Turquoise* / Onyx Maiden by Michael Laweka

Michael Laweka

Turquoise* / Onyx Maiden by Michael Laweka

$ 60.00

A Number 8 Mine turquoise corn maiden carved blooming from her corn stalk thanks to the small onyx base. Carved by Michael Laweka, the maiden has jet slit style inlaid eyes, a coral inlaid mouth, wears a 5 dot azurite/malachite necklace & has 9 coral dots inlaid on the front & back of her incised corn rows. The corn maiden in Zuni culture is revered for giving up her body so that the Ashiwi people can live.
Artist: Michael Laweka (signed)
Size: Including Base: 1-3/4 in. long x 1 in. wide x 2-1/2 in. tall
#53592

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