Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB231
"Homer"
Juana Homer - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish  

Material
banded onyx , turquoise, coral, jet, sinew
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Length
1 7/8"
Height
1 3/8"
Width
1 1/4"
Artist
Juana Homer, Zuni

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Magnificent medicine bundle with turquoise arrow, turquoise nugget and coral piece tied with sinew.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

"Homer"
Bear Fetish Carving
Juana Homer - Zuni

FB231 - $43 plus s/h
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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Inlaid jet eyes.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

 

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What is a Fetish? A fetish is a rock carving of an animal that captures the spirit and the essence of the animal, not necessarily its exact detailed conformation. A fetish represents relationship and unity. Read more about fetishes.

Bear is considered the most powerful of all of the animals and is one of the most popular subjects of fetish carvers. Bear is a spiritual guide and represents strength and self-knowledge. He has supernatural powers, great healing powers. Bear is a symbol deliberate action, introspection, soul and insight for the past and the future. The Bear is the guardian of the West an is one of the animals of the Six Directions. The most powerful medicine bear is White Bear.

Medicine Bundle. Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied on the back of the animal that can consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. These may be used as an offering to the fetish, to evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.


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