Size: 1 3/8 inches long(including the stem, not including hook), 5/8 inch wide, 1/2 inch tall
Stones: Sodalite, Green Serpentine
Metal: Nickel Silver
Artist: Matt Mitchell
Tribe: Non Indian
The turtle represents long meaningful life.
American Indians have used fetishes throughout history, especially the Southwestern Indians. A fetish is considered to have magical powers.
Matt Mitchell lives near Albuquerque, NM and although he is not native american indian, he is considered by many as one of the best carvers in New Mexico.