Native American Navajo Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB252
"Mom and Cub"
Alex Begay - Navajo Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Material
Jet, turquoise
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Height
1 3/4"
Width
3 1/8"
Depth
2 1/4"
Hallmark
Signed: A B
Artist
Alex Begay, Navajo

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Inlaid turquoise heartlines and eyes.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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"Mom and Cub"
Alex Begay - Navajo
Bear Fetish Carving - FB252

$76 SOLD

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Paula says -

"A momma bear with her cub sticking close to her side exploring the world. Sleek design and powerful heartlines." "

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.
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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 also 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.

Heart Line. The heart line is a line etched, painted or inlaid along one or both sides of the animal. It usually extends from the mouth to the region of the heart. There are many interpretations as to what a heart line represents, but it is often said to represent the pathway of the breath of the animal to the life force which is the heart. Others feel that the heart line points to the soul of the animal. It is thought that a heart line gives the fetish healing or medicinal power.


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