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Clissa Martin: White Marble, Maiden with Lapis Dragonfly

Clissa Martin: White Marble, Maiden with Lapis Dragonfly


This exquisite piece of art is not just any ordinary maiden - it mesmerizes you with its sheer elegance and grace. But what truly catches your eye is the lapis dragonfly inlay right in front of its body. The vibrant blue hues of the gemstones contrast beautifully against the pure white marble, creating a visual spectacle that is simply breathtaking. The delicate wings of the dragonfly seem to flutter in an invisible breeze, giving the carving a sense of movement and vitality. It's as if this corn maiden has come straight out of a mythical tale, embodying both earthly beauty and ethereal magic. A treasure worthy of admiration and wonderment.

Corn Maiden (A:dow e:washdok'i): In the Zuni Pueblo the three stages of woman are recognized as:

  • Maiden, symbolizing potential
  • Mother, the life giver
  • Grandmother, the wise elder

The corn maiden fetish carving in white marble is a remarkable piece of art that holds great significance within Native American culture. Its presence evokes a sense of tranquility, respect, and admiration for both artistic craftsmanship and cultural heritage.

Dimensions: Length 5/8" X Width 1 1/8" X Height 2" Donated

Regular price $95.00 USD
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