Bear Fetish Carving by Todd Westika
Artist: Todd Westika
Cultural Affiliation: Zuni Pueblo
About the Artist: Todd Westika is a Zuni fetish carver known for using unique stones and materials. His knowledge of rocks came from geology classes he took as a geological engineering student. Inspired by a small bear fetish from his maternal Aunt, Rhoda Quam, he started learning the art of fetish carving in 1990.
Details: White dolomite, turquoise, coral, sterling silver, 1.25" height x .50" width x 3.50" length