Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB261
"Legend"
Gerald Burns - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish  

Material
Picasso Marble, turquoise
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Length
1 3/4"
Height
1"
Width
7/8"
Hallmark
Signed: GB Zuni
Artist
Gerald Burns, Zuni

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of turquoise arrowhead tied with sinew.

Native American Indian Jewelry and Fetish Carving booksGerald Burns's work is featured in Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis.

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"Legend"
Gerald Burns - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving - FB261

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Paula says -

"This magnificent bear displays three distinct colors engraved with the legends of time."

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

 

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Inlaid turquoise eyes.

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 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.

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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