Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB324
"Ancient One"
Andrew Quam - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Ammonite bear with turquoise eyes.

Material
Ammonite, turquoise
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Length
1 3/4"
Height
1 1/4"
Width
3/8"
Hallmarks
Signed: ALQ
Artist
Andrew Quam, Zuni

Native American Indian Jewelry and Fetish Carving booksAndrew Quam 's work is featured in Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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"Ancient One"
Andrew Quam - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving

FB324 - $95 SOLD

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Paula says -

"This amazing bear was hiding in the stone with this fossil seashell for millions of years until Andrew Quam saw it and brought it out - it is very, very old and wizened!"

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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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.

Ammonites are an extinct group of cephalopods, or squid-like creatures that thrived in tropical seas until becoming extinct along with the dinosaurs at the end of the Mesozoic era. Their fossilized shells resemble tightly-coiled rams' horns and they were named after the Egyptian god Ammon who was often depicted wearing ram's horns.


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