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Eyes and necklace of a inlaid turquoise.
FB515 - $75 SOLD
Dime above shows scale of carving.
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.
Fossil Jasper. Some sources say that Fossil Jasper is made up of fossilized snail shells and others say itís fossilized palm. It is also known as cobra jasper, elephant jasper, palm jasper, and coquina jasper.