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Originally carved from local stones, early fetish jewelry consisted of simple stone and shell necklaces that might contain animal fetishes. Fetish carvings still figure strongly in a Zuni’s life and livelihood, as well as, serving as design elements in their jewelry. Some fetishes are created with special features: an inlaid or carved "heartline" which is the breath path leading to the power in the fetish's heart, a bundle with various stones, shells or arrowheads is sometimes wrapped to a fetish and serves as an offering which empowers the fetish to better aid its owner.