Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB288
"Dusty Rose"
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, penn shell, sinew
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Height
1 1/2"
Length
2"
Width
1/2"
Hallmark
None
Artist
Emery Eriacho, Zuni

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of a turquoise arrowhead, a coral piece, turquoise nugget, and two penn shell beads all tied with sinew.

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"Dusty Rose"
Emery Eriacho - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving
FB288
$52 plus s/h
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Paula says -

"I fell in love with this bear the moment I saw it. The subtle rose colors and patterns just pulled me in. Very good medicine."

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

Cherry Hill HorsekeepingWhat 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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