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FB335 - $75 SOLD
Dime above shows scale of carving.
Medicine bundle of turquoise arrowhead, and turquoise, coral and shell heishi. When the light is just right you can see a blue glow on this bear's back.
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 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.
is believed to bring joy and kindness and provide variety and good fortune. It
energizes and provide a balanced mental plane and also heals infections. It is
said to raise level of consciousness and act as a barrier against all negative
energies. In bright light it appears sea blue, gold and green and in dim light
it shows grey or dark green colors. Polished labradorite is called labradorescence.
The darker variety is known as "black moonstone" which has a bluish inclusions.
Originally discovered along the coast of Labrador in 1805, it is now found in
Newfoundland, other parts of Canada, the Ukraine, the Ural mountains, and the
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