Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB282
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Seville Hattie - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Turquoise with inlaid jet eyes.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Material
Turquoise, mother of pearl
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Height
1 1/4"
Length
2 1/4 "
Width
1/2"
Hallmark
Signed: Seville Hattie, Zuni
Artist
Seville Hattie, Zuni

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

"Brilliant"
Seville Hattie - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving
FB282
$68 plus s/h
SOLD

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Paula says -

"Bright blue turquoise with an irridescent pink arrowhead bundle - brilliant!"

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of a mother of pearl arrowhead tied with sinew.

 

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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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