Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Lena Boone - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Dolomite bear with turquoise eyes.

Material
Dolomite, turquoise, abalone, coral
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Length
1 7/8"
Height
1 1/8 "
Width
5/8"
Hallmarks
J Y
Artist
Lena Boone, Zuni

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

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle consists of an glistening abalone arrowhead, along with turquoise and coral nuggets all tied with sinew.

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Lena Boone - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving
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Paula says -

"I can hardly bear to see this darling bear go, but I know whoever gets it will have a friend for life!"

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.

Medicine Bundle - Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied on the back of the animal that consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. The bundle may be used as an offering to the fetish, to evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.

Dolomite - A sedimentary rock comprised primarily of calcium and magnesium. It is a pinkish-yellowish brown in color and has a pearly luster. Its bands and striations give it depth and interest.. Read more about stones.


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