Ram Ring Fetish Carving by Maxx Laate
About the Artist: Maxx Laate is a self-taught Zuni fetish carver who focuses on fine detail. He carves animals from deer antler, fossilized walrus teeth, apple coral and unique stones. His carving subjects range from birds and bears to lobsters depending on what spirits he sees in each piece of antler or stone.
Cultural Affiliation: Zuni Pueblo
Details: Elk antler, 1" width