A turquoise figurine carved by the famed Leekya Deyuse. The turquoise is from the Shoshone Mine in Nevada. Both the figurine and the turquoise source were authenticated by Micky Vanderwagen. Just under 2.5 inches high. $12,500.
This mountain lion by Brian Yatsattie is carved form a highly unusual material: fossilized mammoth tooth. 3.25 inches long. $300.
Two views of a turquoise eagle and eaglet carved by Derrick Kamaasee. 1 5/8 inches high. $90.
A dolomite sow and her piglets (in dolomite, serpentine and alabaster) by Stanton Hanaweeka. 5 inches across. $120
A Picasso marble beaver by Colin Weeka with a log carved of dolomite (disclosure: there is a fracture line in the log). 2.5 inches high. $45. An owl by Ricky Laate. The turquoise is from Royston Mine in Nevada. 1 3/8 inches high. $125
An unusual Corn Grinding Maiden carved of sodalite is by Claudia Peina. 2.5 inches high. $225. The badger is carved of limestone with fossilized shell. By Donovan Laiwakete. 3 inches long. $68.
Zunistone moose SOLD, elk and longhorn - all carved by Enrike Leekya. Each is 3 inches long and carved of Zunistone with cedar/juniper antlers/horns. The Longhorn is $90 while the elk and moose are $110 each.
African animals, also by Enrike. The giraffe SOLD is 2 7/8 inches high and $90. The African lion is 3.75 inches across and $110.
The medicine badger with sun face and prayer feather was carved by Robert Cellicion. $40. A redwing blackbird by Edison Bobelu. 1 3/8 inches high. $40.
Yellow mother of pearl Corn Maiden by Faye Quandelacy. 2.5 inches high. $75.
The neat things about fetishes carved form glass is that they often shift as you look at them from different angles. This red-headed owl by the Boones is just such a piece. 2 inches long. $36.
A remarkably detailed Koshare, carved of turquoise by Florentino Martinez. 1 7/8 inches high. $240.
A turquoise Zuni pueblo maiden baking bread in an oven carved of chrysocola. This one is by Florentino's son, Eric. 1 7/8 inche high and 2.25 inches across. $300.
Scratching where it itches. This bear, carved of magnesite, stands 2.5 inches high. By Eddington Hannaweeke. $120.
A lapis Pueblo Maiden by Faye Quandelacy. 1.75 inches high. $65.
The tall (6.75 inches) antler bear is by Gabe Sice. $285.
At right is a very unusual and stunning Buffalo Maiden dancer carving by Claudia Peina. 6.75 inches high ad $450. (TUCSON)
These are the first animal pairs carved of a single stone that we have had from Lena Boone. The white alabaster bushytail pair is 3.5 inches long and $150. The other alabaster pair is 1 3/8 inches long and $150.
Lena Boone carved the turquoise bear at left. 1.25 inches long $36. A lepidolite bear by Mike Mahooty. 1.5 by 2.5 inches. $48.
A Picasso marble bushytail by Lyndrick Pincion. 1.75 inches high and 2 inches across. $105. The imperious Picasso marble owl was carved by Hudson Sandy. 3 inches high and $150.
Left to right: a mother of pearl frog with an inlaid sun symbol by Bart Poncho. 7/8 inch long. $30. Hiram Peynetsa carved this turtle out of a piece of cottonwood, inlaid with turquoise. 1.5 inches long. $24 A white serpentine frog by Cheryl Beyuka. 1 inch long. $24
Lena Boone carved both turquoise critters. The flat frog is 1.5 inches long and $32. The eagle is 1.25 inches long. $32.
A green speckled glass bison by Lynn Quam. 3.5 inches long. $90.
Onyx Corn Maidens by Stuart Quandelacy. Just over 3 inches high. $120.
The jet raven is by Michael Coble and perches 1.5 inches high. $36. The white shell and black marble skunk was made by Calvert Bowannie. Difficult to tell from this angle, but Calvert carved the skunk's bushy tail. 2.25 inces long. $48.
The badger with its young is carved of white serpentine by Cheryl Beyuka. 2.25 inches long. $60. (We also have a slight smaller one, which is priced at $54) Carved of antler, these three bears, circling each other were carved by Max Laate. 1 3/8 inches high and just over 2 inches across. $130.
A blue-eyed friendly lumbering porcupine of Zunistone by Enrike Leekya. 3 inches long. $48. A turquoise bear by Juana Homer. 1.75 inches long.$36.
The turquoise mountain lion (2 inches long and $48) and the turquoise bobcat (1.5+ inches long and $44) are the work of Rosella Lunasee.
A carved black marble badger by Vernon Lunasee. 2 1/8 inches long. $45. The jasper bear was carved by Melvin Sandoval of San Felipe Pueblo. 1.5 by 2.5 inches. $90.
A very happy frog with his somewhat perplexed friend, a cat. Both carved of antler by Robert Weahkee. The frog is 4 inches high and $80 and the cat is 34 inches high and SOLD
The black marble manta ray with silver accents was carved by Kenny Chavez.2.5 inch wingspan. $36.
The spiny oyster shell bird is by Lena Boone. 3.5 inches long with a wingspan of 2.75 inches. $75
A beautiful and very large travertine badger by Rosella Lunasee. 6 inches long. $125.
This owl was carved by the inventive Brian Yatsattie who found a beat-up bowling ball at a yard sale and decided to see how that worked for a carving material. This owl has vestiges of the logo that once adorned the surface of it. He dubbed the material "bowlerite". 4 inch wingspan. $240.
A pair of Picasso marble javelinas by Sammy Smith. Each is about 3.5 inches long and 2.25 inches high and $110.
Stewart Quandelacy carved this 2.5 inch long turquoise bear with a coral heart-line. $60.
At right is a cedar bear by Herbert Halate, who does use cedar from time to time. It measures just over 4 inches long. SOLD
A serpentine frog piggybacking on its serpentine mother. Just under 1.5 inches long and carved by Jesus Espino. $25. The shell frog was carved by Roy Davis, Navajo. 2.25 inches long. $36.
The red glass mountain lion is by Leland Boone and his wife Daphne. 2.25 inches long and $45.
A turquoise hummingbird taking nectar from a flower, by Derrick Kaamasee. 1.25 inches high. $90.
Using quahog shell Brian Yatsattie carved this bear with a Plains Indian style headdress. 3.25 by 2.75 inches. $240. One of Vernon Lunasee's vigilant marble bears. 2 3/8 inches high. $60.