Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB332
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Jimmy Yawakia - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Flourite bear with turquoise inlaid eyes and turquoise medicine bundle.

Material
Flourite, turquoise
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Length
1 3/4"
Height
1 3/8 "
Width
1/2"
Hallmarks
J Y
Artist
Jimmy Yawakia, Zuni

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

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

"Star Gazer"
Jimmy Yawakia - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving

FB332 - $55 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

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.

Fluorite is the natural crystalline form of calcium fluoride (CaF2). The name comes from the Latin "fluere" which means to flow. The most common color is deep purple but it comes in a variety of colors such as blue, green, yellow, pink, rose and black. Some types of fluorite will glow under ultra violet light, hence the name fluorescence. Read more about stones . . .


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