Claudia Peina Corn Maiden Zuni Fetish Necklace
Artist: Zuni Fetish carver Claudia Peina
Medium: Turquoise Maiden with jet eyes and coral mouth and appointments hangs from delicate shell and turquoise heishe necklace
Size: Shell and heishe necklace is 18" L / Maiden is 2 1/4" L x 5/8" W x 1/2" deep
Beautiful maiden may be worn on a chain or leather cord as well as the heishe necklace, and the necklace may be worn alone or with other pendant used with it.
The Corn Maidens are highly revered in the Zuni culture for having driven off the witches that came to steal the village's sacred corn crop.