Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB243
"Aurora"
Mike Mahooty - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle is Mother of Pearl arrowhead with lapis and turquoise bundle tied with sinew.

Material
Labradorescence (Black Moonstone), turquoise, Mother of Pearl, lapis, sinew
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Length
2"
Height
1 3/8 "
Width
1/2"
Hallmarks
signed "MM"
Artist
Mike Mahooty, Zuni

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"Aurora"
Mike Mahooty - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving - FB243

$50 SOLD

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Paula says -

"This special bear is made from "black moonstone" and when it catches the light just so it reminds me of an incredible display of Northern Lights in the Alaska sky."

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

 

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. The bear is a symbol of strength and deliberate action, introspection, soul and insight for the past and the future.

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.

Labradorite appears sea blue, gold and green in bright light and in dim light it shows grey or dark green colors. Polished labradorite is called labradorescence. The darker variety is known as "black moonstone" which has a bluish inclusions. Originally discovered along the coast of Labrador in 1805, it is believed by some that Labradorite stone raises the level of consciousness and acts as a barrier against all negative energies. Read about stones


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