Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB275
"Earth Clouds"
Emery Eriacho - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Picasso Marble with inlaid turquoise eyes.  

Material
Picasso marble, turquoise, coral, white mussel shell, sinew
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Length
2 1/4"
Height
1 1/2"
Width
1/2"
Hallmark
None
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 a turquoise arrowhead, coral piece, turquoise nugget and white mussel shell, bound with sinew.

 

"Earth Clouds"
Emery Eriacho - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving
FB275
$65 plus s/h
SOLD

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Paula says -

"Picasso marble is prized for its beautiful patterns and colors and this piece is especially nice. I can get lost in it..."

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.

Picasso Marble (or Picasso stone) is a carbonate rock of diverse natural colors such as gray, brown and black and with transecting veins that form detailed interesting patterns. Much of Picasso Marble comes from Utah. Read more about stones.


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