Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Emery Eriacho - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish 

Rainbow Calsilica with inlaid turquoise eyes.

Material
Rainbow Calsilica, turquoise, coral, shell heishi, sinew
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Height
1 1/4"
Length
1 5/8"
Width
1/2"
Artist
Emery Eriacho, Zuni

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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Emery Eriacho - Zuni
Rainbow Calsilica Bear Fetish Carving

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Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Hand made Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of a turquoise arrow with turquoise, coral and shell heishi all tied with sinew.

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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