They can belong to an individual, a secret society, a clan, or a tribe. The earlier Heishi strings were made from shell — making a hole in the shell and then making it into beads and finally rubbing it till it became smooth and even. Wearing a Heishi strand feels like wearing a strand of silk — smooth and even — a masterpiece of patience and craftsmanship. Necklaces are of several types — the Squash Blossom necklace, the Naja set, the Heishi beads, the Wampum beads and Fetishes which are used as Pendants etc. Fetish Kits NelkinDesigns 5 out of 5 stars. Beaded Turtle Fetish ThunderfoxDesign. Their power lies in the spirit dwelling within the fetish, not in the fetish itself Pagewise,
Teenage 12 x 18mm , Red Aventurine 15 - 16 inches Quantity. Teenage 12 x 18mm Aragonite 15 inches Quantity. Click on an image or product name to see a larger picture and more info. We are also a major supplier of Dream Catchers, Medicine Wheels and other Native American crafts to museums, casinos and retail stores.
Enter a key word in the search field above and click on "Go" to find your fetish. Sign In or Register Subtotal: Teenage 12 x 18mm , Jadeite 15 - 16 inches Quantity. Turquoise, jet, marble, coral and pipestone are just a few of the minerals used in creating these lovely pieces of art. We are always looking to provide you with new stones and cuts to inspire your creativity.
Rocks whose shape naturally resembled animals or people were called "stone ancients" or Ahlashiwe, and served as the first fetishes. The Heishi strings are truly a work of art — skilled and patient craftsmanship. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook accounts. Their power lies in the spirit dwelling within the fetish, not in the fetish itself Pagewise, This beautiful traditional Indian piece can be found with both inlay work and overlay work too. The Zunis believe that human beings are the most complete beings in creation, which also makes them the least equipped to survive in the natural world. Today fetishes are made from a great variety of materials including natural and artificial materials.