These are all from the new, second edition, of Spirit in the Stone, written by Mark Bahti                                                                    and published by  Rio Nuevo Press                                                      ($16.95 in case you were wondering-)

The antelope at left (4 inches high - page 72), was carved of antler by Max Laate. $125 (TUCSON) At right an eagle carved by Dee Edaakie out of a piece of labradorite that flashes blue (just over 2 inches high including base, pg. 119) $250. (SANTA FE)

The zebrastone turtle is on page 111. 2 inches long and SOLD (TUCSON) Serpentine turtle inlaid with turquoise is on page 119 was made by Amanda Siutza. 1 3/8 inches long and SOLD. (SANTA FE)

A shy turtle carved of tagua nut by Alvert Lamy. 1.75 inches across and 1.2 inches high. Page 120. SOLD. The shell eagle is by Bryston Bowannie. 2.25 inches high. SOLD. (TUCSON)

The 'skater dude' bear was carved of dolomite by Bremette Epaloose and can be found on page 58. 2.5 inches long and 1.5 inches high. $75 The jet and shell magpie is by Hayes Leekya. 2.75 inches long. Page 73. $45.


Andy Abeita from Isleta Pueblo carved this Corn Maiden of alabaster. 2.25 inches high. It can be found on page 101. $45. The Picasso marble horse is by Navajo carver Stuart Alonzo. 2 1/8 inches long and 1 7/8 inches high. Page 15 AND 118. $46. BOTH IN SANTA FE


From page 124: a host of Corn Maidens carved of spondylus shell (spiny oster shell) by Talia Quandelacy. 3.25 inches high and 4 inches across. $425. (SANTA FE)

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The acrylic bear is by Todd Westika. Page 124. 3 inches long. $60. Enrike Leekya's Texas longhorn (is there any other kind?) can be found roaming around page 110. 4 inches to the tip of the horns. SOLD. (BOTH IN SANTA FE)



A pair of gamboling mountain lions, carved of alabaster by Loren Tsalabutie. Page 112. 2.25 inches high and 2.75 inches across. $425 (SANTA FE)