Zuni people believe the Frog is a symbol of Water. Dakkya in Zuni means Frog. His purpose is to invoke the Rain Gods to shower the Earth with Bounty in the form of Rain. By doing so, he honors Mother Earth by replenishing her with restorative waters that benefit Nature and its inhabitants.
Hand carved of Deer Antler, this adorable, robed Frog is inlaid with a variety of colored drops that include: Kingman Turquoise, Lapis, Mediterranean Coral, Malachite, green Serpentine with Gold Mother of Pearl and Lapis eyes. The necklace is inlaid Mediterranean Coral and Sonoran Turquoise. The robe is inlaid with Black Pen Shell, Spiny Oyster, Cuprite, Abalone, Italian Coral and Gold Mother of Pearl including drops of Variscite accents with Lapis, Black Jet and Red Pipestone pigment details.
Artist: Troy Sice
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni Copyright 2023 6/19/2023 @ 10PM
About: 2 1/2"t by 1 1/4"w by 3/4"l