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Priscilla Lasiloo

Zuni Spirits is proud to represent a variety of Zuni fetish carvers, including Priscilla Lasiloo ! Zuni fetishes are treasures from the talented artisans of Zuni Pueblo, NM! We appreciate your interest in Zuni fetishes.  Collecting them is a passion we share! Zuni Spirits is celebrating 13 years of online web-gallery representation of Zuni fetish carvings! Priscilla Lasiloois just one of the talented artisans whose work you'll find often at Zuni Spirits! Zuni Spirits is proud to represent a variety of Zuni fetish carvers, including Priscilla Lasiloo !


This piece of dolomite has contains a dendritic layering in a couple of its layers, which is the "limblike" pattern emerging horizontally from vetical layers. This Arizona stone has been utilized for decades by the fetish carvers of Zuni. The bear is a longneck type of bear produced by the family for quite a long while starting with Dickie (d.) and Barlow (d.) in the seventies and early eighties.

The eyes and heartline/breathline are inlaid of Sleeping Beauty turquoise which has been the prefered stone for that purpose for decades. One can appreciate the historical value and tradition of the processes and materials that Zuni fetish carvings bring as a modern artform. The creation of these stone carvings are truly steeped in antiquity and deserve our respect. Perhaps that is the power that draws us all to these tiny sculptures.

The carving is initialed P L ZUNI. Good personal pocket fetish also!

If you would like to read more about the Bear's characteristics and attributes click here. And click here to hear "Bear" in Shiwi, the language of Zuni.

    Video: No, but view other videos here.
    Price Was: $95.00 ON SALE: $65.
    Zuni Carver: Priscilla Lasiloo
    Item: Long-necked Medicine Bear
    Material: Dolomite
    Dimensions: 3"L x 1"T x 1/2"W
    Signed: P L Zuni
    Shipping costs: $9.25 + depending on your location
    Plus 6.75% state sales tax to Texas residents!

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The Zuni Fetish Story

If you're new to Zuni fetish collecting and interested in learning more about them, we have written a short article about Zuni fetishes and what they mean to the Zuni culture. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetishes.

Zuni Fetish Meanings

We've written this article to inform Zuni fetish collectors about the specific meanings and attributes of the more traditional Zuni fetish carvings. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetish meanings.

The Zuni Language

If, as a Zuni fetish collector, you haven't had the opportunity visit Zuni Pueblo but would enjoy hearing some words in the Zuni language, we hope you'll findthis article interesting and informative. CLICK HERE and turn up your volume to enjoy!

The Zuni Spirits Blog

In an effort to keep our collectors informed of new arrivals, posts of interest to Zuni fetish collectors, the latest critters to visit our east Texas woods, rants, raves and rambles will be published HERE at the Zuni Spirits Blog. You may subscribe (& unsubscribe) at this link.

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