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Ron Laahty

Zuni Spirits is proud to represent a variety of Zuni fetish carvers, including Ron Laahty! 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! Ron Laahtyis 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 Ron Laahty!


Originally purchased from Zuni Mt Trading this "Wind Maiden" is created from Tiffany stone in Matrix. This stone was discovered in 1969 at Spor Mt. in Juab county, Utah and mined for its beryllium content, but the mining are has since been closed to collectors. Other names for the stone are Bertrandite, Ice Cream opal, opalite and opalized fluorite. Its matrix consists mostly of dolomites and common opal. The purple of the flourite is in the base of the carving and the dolomite/opal is above that layer.

The eyes and mouth are inlaid of turquoise and the her long flowing hair is blowing in the breeze. The fetish is signed.

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

    Video: No, but view other videos here.
    Price: $95.
    Zuni Carver: Ron Laahty
    Item: Wind Maiden
    Material: Tiffany Stone
    Dimensions: 1/2"L x 1 5/16"T x 5/8"W
    Signed: R Laahty
    Shipping costs: $ 9.25+ depending on your location
    Plus 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

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