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Paula says - "This small bear is the perfect size and shape to carry in your pocket, neck bag or purse. Very smooth to the touch and loves to be rubbed!"
Dime above shows scale of carving.
Inlaid rain clouds of turquoise, mother of pearl and pipestone.
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. 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 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.