Native American Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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HK Item #FB495
"Yin & Yang"
Daisy Natewa - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Materials
Alabaster, green serpentine, turquoise, jet, Read about stones
sinew
Length
2 1/8"
Width
3/4"
Height
3/4"
Hallmarks
DN
LN
ZUNI
Artist
Daisy Natewa, Zuni

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

Native American Indian Bear Fetish

White bear has eyes of inlaid jet.

Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Medicine bundle of two turquoise nuggets tied with sinew.

 

"Yin & Yang"
Daisy Natewa, Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving

FB495 - $92 SOLD

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Paula says - "Light and dark, hot and cold, sweet and sour, high and low - many things in life depend on their seeming opposite to be complete, like this bear pair Yin & Yang."

 

Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dime above shows scale of carving.

Native American Indian Bear Fetish

Dark bear has eyes of inlaid turquoise.

Native American Indian Bear Fetish

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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. 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. The most powerful medicine bear is White Bear.

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.

 

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