Native American Navajo Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB300
"Flair Bear"
Samson Tulley - Navajo Bear Fetish Carving

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Native American Indian hand carved Bear Fetish 

Material
Fishrock, coral and shell heishi, feather
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Height
1"
Length
1 1/4 "
Width
1/4"
Artist
Samson Tulley, Navajo

Native American Indian hand carved Bear Fetish

"Flair Bear"
Samson Tulley - Navajo
Bear Fetish Carving
FB301
$25 plus s/h
SOLD

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Paula says -

"Some bears, well, just have a flair. . . "

Native American Indian hand carved Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Native American Indian hand carved Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of a feather and coral and shell heishi.

 

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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