Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB269
"Plenty Medicine"
Donovan Laiwakete - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Turquoise inlaid heartline and eyes.

Material
Picasso marble, mother of pearl, turquoise, spiny oyster, coral, sinew
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Height
1 5/8"
Length
2 1/2"
Width
5/8"
Hallmark
DL Zuni
Artist
Donovan Laiwakete, Zuni

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

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle consists of a superb mother of pearl arrowhead with nuggets of turquoise, spiny oyster, and coral tied with sinew.

"Plenty Medicine"
Donovan Laiwakete - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving - FB269

$65 SOLD

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"Need a bear to get you though rough times? With turquoise heart line and magnificent medicine bundle, Plenty Medicine is ready to help."

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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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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