Carved of antler by Claudia Peina, this bear is truly kicking up his heels. 2.25 inches high. $60.

 

Abby Quam carved this tagua nut bear with a turquoise inlaid heartline. 1.5 inches long. $45. A wonderful use of this piece of alabaster by Robert Weahkee.  1.6 inches high, $30.

This glass wolf by Leland Boone and Daphne Quam, in the colors of the Mexican flag, must clearly be one of the Mexican wolves being re-introduced to the wilderness areas in southern Arizona and New Mexico.

A traditional style Zuni jar for doling fetishes in a home, with a opening through which to 'feed' them fetishes are certain times during the year. Made by Bobby Silas of Hopi and Tim Edaakie of Zuni. 6.5 by 8 inches. $300. (TUCSON)

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 $48.

A beautiful and very large travertine badger by Rosella Lunasee. 6 inches long. $125.

A pair of Picasso marble javelinas by Sammy Smith. Each is $110.

 

Navajo carver Stuart Alonso carved this bear out of a type of serpentine called riccolite. 2.25 inches long. $54. At right is a cedar bear by Herbert Halate, who does use cedar from time to time. It measures just over 4 inches long. $75.

Both of these were carved of white alabaster by Stuart Alonso. The bear is 25 inches long and $60. The horse is 2.75 inches long and $60.

Two of Lynn Quam's famous bison. The one at left was carved of African Wonderstone and is 2.25 inches long. $66. The spiny oyster shell bison (which is pure white on the reverse) measures 2.5 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 tigereye bushytail (very hard for my camera to get the iridescence of tigereye and still maintain color balance) . 1.75 inches long and 1.25 inches high. Also by Leland and Daphne. $30. The onyx cat with the turquoise nose is by Enrike Leekya. 1.75 inches long. $48. 

An old style sandstone bear by Jimmy Yawakia. 3 inches long and $36

A row of quail, carved from a single piece of Picasso marble by Bremette Epaloose. 3.25 inches long and $150

A great Zunistone goat by Enrike Leekya.  3 inches long and 2 3/8 inches high. $60.

 

A serpentine Medicine Bear carved of onyx by Brian Yatsattie. 4.25 inches high. $185.

The pig at left was carved by Enrike Leekya and it has turquoise hooves as well as a turquoise snout. 2 inches long and 2 inches high. SOLD The dolomite pig at right was made by Stanton Hannaweeke who has made something of a name for himself with his pig carvings. He even carves large sows with a half dozen individual sucklings. This pig is 2.25 inches long and $36.

The stack of black marble turtles is by Russell Shack. Just under 1.5 inches high. SOLD A great stone bear pair by Wilson Romero of Cochiti Pueblo. 2.25 inches long and 1.75 inches wide. $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 Kamasee. 1.25 inches high. $90.

 

Both carved of black marble. Turtle is by Ephran Chavez and 2 inches long. SOLD The very elegant black cat is by Kenny Chavez and 2.6 inches high. $36.

 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.