Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB309
"Big Night"
Lena Boone - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Material
Picasso marble, turquoise, spiny oyster, coral, sinew
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Height
2 3/4 "
Length
3"
Width
5/8"
Artist
Lena Boone, Zuni

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of a purple spiny oyster arrowhead with turquoise and coral heishi.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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"Big Night"
Lena Boone - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving
FB309
$85 plus s/h
SOLD

 

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Picasso marble with turquoise inlaid eyes
and turquoise fish.

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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