• 900,692
  • Edition of 50
    Price: $3,200
    Dimensions:
    6.5"H x 8"W x 3"D
    Weight: 10 lbs.


    From the quote of Chief Letakots-Lesa, “In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals; for the one above, did not speak directly to man he sent certain animals to tell man that he showed himself through the beasts, and that from them, and from the stars and the sun and the moon, man should learn.” (Pawnee Tribe 1904).

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Healing Bear II
    900,864
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $1,800
    Dimensions:
    6"H x 4.25"W x 3.75"D
    Weight: 4.5 lbs.

    Photo credit: Underexposed

    Dream Urn, Blue Bird of Happiness
    900,1125
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $6,900
    Dimensions:
    34"H x 15"W x 15"D
    Weight: 62 lbs.

    Spiritual Liaisons

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it's unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it's significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it's maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Dream Urn, Bull Vessel
    533,799
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $2,500
    Dimensions:
    13"H x 6"W x 5"D
    Weight: 8.5 lbs.

     

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Crow Vessel
    394,590
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $4,800
    Dimensions:
    19"H x 11"W x 11"D
    Weight: 26 lbs.

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Dream Urn, Bear Vessel
    432,648
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $2,000
    Dimensions:
    6.5"H x 5"W x 5.5"D
    Weight: 6 lbs.

     

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Dream Urn, Pebbles Vessel
    432,648
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $2,500
    Dimensions:

    8.5"H x 4"W x 4"D
    Weight: 5 lbs.

     

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

     

     

    Dream Urn, Over the Rainbow
    513,768
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $1,800
    Dimensions:
    5.25"H x 4"W x 3"D
    Weight: 5 lbs.

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Dream Urn Bunnies Vessel
    432,648
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $3,000
    Dimensions:
    4.5"H x 8.5"W x 8.5"D
    Weight: 11 lbs.


    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Dream Urn Horse Vessel
    900,692
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $900
    Dimensions:
    3"H x 7"W x 1.5"D
    Weight: 1 lbs.


    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Bear Feather
    900,600
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $2,500
    Dimensions:
    8"H x 9"W x 4"D
    Weight: 6 lbs.

     

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Dream Urn, Fawn Vessel
    408,612
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $1,800
    Dimensions:
    7"H x 7"W x 2.5"D
    Weight: 3 lbs.

     

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit: Wendy McEahern

    Horse Fetish
    756,504
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $1,600
    Dimensions:
    7"H x 7.25"W x 3"D
    Weight: 3 lbs. 


    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit: Wendy McEahern

    Abundance Fetish
    423,634
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35    Golden Patina
    Price: $1,800
    Dimensions:
    6.5"H x 10.5"W x 3.25"D
    Weight: 4 lbs.

     
    From the quote of Chief Letakots-Lesa, “In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals; for the one above, did not speak directly to man he sent certain animals to tell man that he showed himself through the beasts, and that from them, and from the stars and the sun and the moon, man should learn.” (Pawnee Tribe 1904).

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo sapiens form Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

               

    Protective Fetish
    854,569
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $4,500

    Dimensions:
    5.75"H x 19.5"W x 1/4"D
    Weight: 20 lbs.

     

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such a s the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Horse Flies
    900,398
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of: 50
    Price: $5200.00
    Dimensions:
    19"H x 11"W x 14"D
    Weight: 37 lbs. 

    No other bird has symbolized mystery and magic as much as the owl, with perceptions that widely vary from culture to culture among the ancients.  But the concepts of wisdom, vision in dark places, and intuition of hidden motives are consistently present in connection with owl lore. 

    Example: an owl rested on the shoulder of Athena in Ancient Athens to guide her in justice, and alert her to the approach of disguised enemies.  Owl’s perceived clairvoyance and acute vision gives them the ability to see thru masks, in order to wisely discern true intentions.

    In some cultures of the Southwest, owls were associated with the soul, especially for women.   Owls are aligned with moon magic, from which they get their great healing power, especially of the heart and soul.   This shows us the way to connect with those deep inner parts of ourselves to discover our true heart-path in life.

    Pairing with the moonstone, the owl energy is magnified.  Moonstone cleanses away negativity, cultivates empathy and compassion, aids balance with the rhythms of Nature, and re-energizes mind and body.


    photo credit to Underexposed Studios
    Moonstone
    900,1125
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 50
    Price: $2,700
    Dimensions: 
    7"H x 12"W x 8"D
    Weight: 9 lbs.

       The intent of totems, as created by ancient cultures from all parts to the globe, is to cultivate a spiritual connection that helps guide us to meet challenges we face, and to the realization of our authentic self by tapping into the mystical powers of the natural elements around us.

        This totem has the Terrapin (which is the type of turtle that inhabits both land and water) as its foundation.  Often representing Mother Earth, turtles are in many creation legends and myths, and is symbolic of perseverance against all odds, patience, and long life.

       Frogs have been always inextricably tied to the bringing of rain and good fortune.  In some cultures, tiny frogs are carved to be carried in one’s pocket to assure prosperity.

       The snail carries on its back a spiraled shell.  The significance of the spiral symbolizes a long spiritual journey, but when in conjunction with the protective shell, implies the strong spiritually as a force against adversity.

    Terrapin Totem
    900,622
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 50
    Price: $2,100
    Dimensions: 
    7.25"H x 12.75"W x 3.5"D
    Weight: 7 lbs.

    The Wolf Moon is the first full moon of the new year, so ushers in new beginnings….the end of winter’s sleep and the start of the world awakening.

    Combined with wolf energy (loyalty and guardianship of family), the wolf totem fetish is supported by the powerful energies of stones, feathers and claws.

     

    The Feathers:   Hawk and Goldfinch.   

    The Hawk has acute vision and can see well beyond for a higher perspective and understanding….offering expanded foresight.   

    The Goldfinch symbolizes exuberance and joy of life….harmony, balance and richness of living.

     

    The Stones: Turquoise and Moss Agate and Chalcedony. 

    Turquoise draws healing energy in from the universe, and is used in healing ceremonies.  It manifests good fortune and enduring love. 

    Moss Agate enhances self-expression and development of one’s unique gifts…..nourishing and strengthening. 

    Chalcedony is a favored stone for the making of arrowheads.  Being of such a hard density, it can be thinly shaped into arrowheads or tips for spears, so carries awesome power and strength even when it is the small size of arrowheads.  Together with the claws, this fetish makes for very strong protection against adversity.

    Wolf Moon
    900,600
    Not For Sale
  • Spiritual Liaisons
    900,643
  • Edition of 35      Darker Patina
    Price: $4,500
    Dimensions:
    20"H x 17"W x 11"D
    Weight: 28 lbs.

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Talisman, New Moon
    596,684
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35    Golden Patina
    Price: $4,500
    Dimensions:
    20"H x 17"W x 11"D
    Weight: 28 lbs.

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Talisman, New Moon
    456,684
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35      Golden Patina
    Price: $5,000
    Dimensions:
    11.5"H x 34"W x 15"D
    Weight: 35 lbs.
     

     The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Talisman, Lion Heart
    900,600
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35     Darker Patina
    Price: $5,000
    Dimensions:
    11.5"H x 34"W x 15"D
    Weight: 35 lbs.

     The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Talisman, Lion Heart
    900,600
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 50
    Price: $2,800
    Dimensions:
    7"H x 13.5"W x 12"D
    Weight: 11 lbs.


    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Talisman, Moonbear (sm)
    900,756
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $7,000
    Dimensions:
    15"H x 25"W x 13"D
    Weight: 40 lbs.

    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind.  The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind.  First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures.  When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics.  By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance.  The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy.  This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers.  As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker.  It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate.  It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Photo credit Wendy McEahern

    Talisman, Moon Bear
    677,684
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35     Darker Patina
    Price: $7,000
    Dimensions:
    20"H x 23"W x 21"D
    Weight: 60 lbs.


    The creation of fetishes, effigies, and talismans goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. The compulsion to make aesthetic objects displays the creative spark that distinguished Homo Sapiens from Neanderthals; it is a unique providence of the human mind. First expressed in stone carvings and cave wall paintings from the Paleolithic Period, it has continued throughout the centuries and across all cultures. When mankind is in tune with the natural environment, he is acutely aware of the strengths inherent in other species in order to learn useful survival skills . . . such as the bear for finding healing herbs, the coyote for clever prowess, the deer for evasive tactics. By creating their likeness, the recreation becomes the physical embodiment for the particular characteristic the animal symbolizes for the maker. And, as every creature has it’s unique qualities, so have other elements such as stone, feather and bone, which when added to the fetish increases it’s significance. The object then has become the recipient vessel of the energy given it, spiritual liaison for the bearer, containing the energy. This magic spark can then be called upon when needed, whether it be courage, fortitude, clarity in vision or healing powers. As an extension of this most primal understanding that goes back to the very roots of our being, I feel that all objects of art contain an energy endowed by it’s maker. It is this very mystery I wished to explore in this body of work, and encourage viewers to contemplate. It is partly influenced by those contemporary artists who have reminded me of these mysterious corners of my mind, but mostly by the ancients whose brilliance fascinates and inspires me above all, and on whose shoulders we all stand.

     

    Artist may reproduce as needed for self promotional purposes. Any third party use with photographers permission only.

     

    All use must appear with photo credit: © 2007 Wendy McEahern Photography

    Talisman, Black Jaguar
    900,1055
    Not For Sale
  • Edition of 35
    Price: $1,900
    Dimensions:
    11"H x 6"W x 3"D
    Weight: 4 lbs.


    Artist may reproduce as needed for self promotional purposes. Any third party use with photographers permission only. Photo credit must accompany all use.
    Shared Alliance
    900,1350
    Not For Sale
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