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Davey Cooyeate - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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 Authentic Native American  Bear Fetish of augite by Zuni Davey Cooyeate

Augite bear with turquoise inlaid eyes and medicine bundle.

Material
augite, turquoise, Read about stones;
sinew (thread made from animal tendon)
Length
1 3/4"
Height
1 1/4"
Width
3/4"
Hallmarks
none
Artist
Davey Cooyeate, Zuni

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

Authentic Native American  Bear Fetish of augite by Zuni Davey Cooyeate

Authentic Native American  Bear Fetish of augite by Zuni Davey Cooyeate

"Freckles"
Davey Cooyeate - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving

FB658 - $48

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Authentic Native American  Bear Fetish of augite by Zuni Davey Cooyeate

Authentic Native American  Bear Fetish of augite by Zuni Davey Cooyeate

Augite bear with turquoise inlaid eyes.

Authentic Native American  Bear Fetish of augite by Zuni Davey Cooyeate

Medicine bundle of a turquoise arrowhead tied with sinew.

 

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Native American Jewelry Blog tips and iinformationWhat 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 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.

AUGITE comes from from the Greek word auge, meaning "shine" or "luster. However, only some augites look shiny, most specimans have a dull appearance. Augite varies from translucent to opaque and its color includes combinations of black, green, brown, purple with streaks and spots of greenish gray and light to dark brown. Augite is common throughout the world including the American Southwest. It is said to bring out your intuition, tenderness, gentleness and love; help you exercise self-control and understand your chosen destiny; stimulate creativity and success. Read more about stones.


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