Native American Navajo Bear Fetish Carving

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  HK Item #FB247  
David Yazzie - Navajo Bear Fetish Carving
"Hamlet" 

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Material
Jet, Mother-of-Pearl, Turquoise
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Height
2 "
Width
1 1/4" (left to right)
Depth
1 1/2" (front to back)
Hallmarks
D J Y
Artist
David Yazzie, Navajo

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

  The bottoms of his hind paws are made of Mother of Pearl that has been inlaid with jet dots for his pads and toes.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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"Hamlet"
David Yazzie - Navajo
Bear Fetish Carving - #FB247

$46 SOLD

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Paula says -

"With folded arms, this black bear might be pondering the age-old honey question: to bee or not to bee..."

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Made of highly polished jet with eyes of inlaid turquoise, the composition is perfect.

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 double 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. The Bear is one of the guardian animals of the Six Directions.

Jet (Acoma Jet). A solid black type of lignite coal that is mined around the Acoma Pueblo region, thus the name Acoma Jet, or Jet for short. It is very popular for carving fetishes. It is also used for inlaying but usually not used
in stone sets.
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