Native American Zuni Double Bear Fetish Carving

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"Spirit Bears"
Ed Lementino - Zuni Double Bear Fetish Carving

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Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American 

Eyes of inlaid jet.

Material
White Marble with turquoise and shell heishi
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Height
1"
Length
1 3/4"
Depth
1 1/8"
Hallmark
Signed: ED
Artist
Ed Lementino, Zuni

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

 

Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American

Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American

"Spirit Bears"
Ed Lementino - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving

#FB371
$65 (ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

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Paula says - "This white marble bear pair would make a perfect enduring gift for wedding or anniversary."

Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American

Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American

Zuni Double Bear fetish white marble Native American

Medicine bundle of turquoise nuggets and shell heishi tied with sinew.

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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.
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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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