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Megan Shetima: Rainbow Fluorite, Sunface Corn Maiden with flower

Megan Shetima: Rainbow Fluorite, Sunface Corn Maiden with flower

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The little flower on Megans maiden is so nicely carved with such small intricate detail it sets a different approach making this sun face corn maiden one of a kind. Aside the detail in the flower the maiden itself is carved to perfection and the surface looks stunning with the turquoise, coral and black jet inlay. 

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

Usually the maiden fetish will be emerging from corn (the corn maiden) or she will have whorls of hair on the side of her head, signifying that she has not had a child. The mother fetish also can be emerging from the corn (the corn mother) and she will have children with her or look pregnant. The grandmother usually has a shawl over her head and no corn represented on her body.


Dimensions: Length: 3/4" X Width: 15/16" X Height: 2 1/6" Donated

Regular price $230.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $230.00 USD
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