Inlaid turquoise eyes and power spots.
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.
Indian Bear Symbolism
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
Turquoise is associated with the sky,
and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a master healer stone as it is
believed to help speed the healing process. It is also thought that turquoise
can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart.
Fetishes and Carvings
5 - Types of Fetishes