Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Emery Eriacho - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish  

Material
Picasso marble, rainbow calsilica, turquoise, coral, shell heishi, sinew
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Height
1 1/4"
Length
1 3/4"
Width
5/8"
Hallmark
EE
Artist
Emery Eriacho, Zuni

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

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of rainbow casilica arrowhead with turquoise, branch coral and shell heishi tied with sinew.

"Nightlife"
Emery Eriacho - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving - FB267

$65 SOLD

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Paula says -

"A terrific piece of Picasso marble gives this bear two very different sides. On side is deep black and the other side has a wild pattern of white and gold veins. Very nice work.!"

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Inlaid turquoise eyes.

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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 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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