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Dolomite Bird, Eagle by Melvin Sandoval - Zuni Fetish Sunshine Studio

Melvin Sandoval

Dolomite Bird, Eagle by Melvin Sandoval

$ 180.00

A pink, peach and red siene colored dolomite eagle carved by Melvin Sandoval - delivered to Sunshine Studio in late April of 2023. Melvin has added a fantastic offering bundle to the top of the eagle's back with sinew featuring a large turquoise arrowhead. On top of the arrowhead, Melvin as placed three azurite/malachite beads - then he surrounded them with one clam shell, one coral and one turquoise heishi bead - hand made we are told by his relative; Irma Velasquez. The eagle is the prey God of the celestial heavens - he represents conscious enlightenment and clarity. 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: Melvin Sandoval (signed)
Size: 3-3/8 in. long x 3/4 in. wide x 2-1/8 in. tall

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