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Yttrium Fluorite Maiden Figure by Rhoda Quam, Deceased - Zuni Fetish Sunshine Studio

Rhoda Quam, Deceased

Yttrium Fluorite Maiden Figure by Rhoda Quam, Deceased

$ 200.00

A triangular shaped three sided maiden figure created ina muted purple piece of yttrium fluorite with all the maidens having jet inlaid features - carved by the now deceased Rhoda Quam. The carving features two corn maidens with incised corn rows with one corn maiden having a coral pendant as well as five coral dots inlaid in the corn rows. The smaller corn maiden has a turquoise dot pendant as well as three turquoise dots inlaid into the corn rows. There are also three mothers sharing the space - one has a coral dot pendant and the two others have turquoise. Maidens symbolize abundance, fertility and feminine energy and the corn maiden is venerated in Zuni for giving up her life for the health of the community.
Artist: Rhoda Quam, Deceased (signed)
Size: 1 in. long x 7/8 in. wide x 1-5/8 in. tall

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