Kateri Sanchez Peacock Ore Maiden-Owl
Kateri Sanchez is a member of the well-known Quandelacy family of Zuni carvers. She has developed a unique style of maiden carvings, even among her family members. Her carvings often include owls, as does this one made from peacock ore.
Peacock ore is a form of chalcopyrite, a copper ore. The colors are created by oxidizing the stone.
2 1/2 inches high x 2 inches wide x 1 5/8 inches deep