Eyes of turquoise.
Medicine bundle of turquoise, rose quartz and coral.
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 Directions.
What is Tigilite?
Tigilite (tidgilites bohmei, spotted fawn jasper, fawn stone, wormtrack rock) is a limestone from Gila County, Arizona. The spots are thought by some to be ancient worm burrows. Others believe they are filled in gas bubbles from decaying organic matter. Tigilite compares in hardness and workability to Picasso marble. Read about stones.
What is a Medicine Bundle?
Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied onto
the animal that consists of turquoise nuggets, coral seed beads, shell heishi,
feathers and other stone pieces. The bundle may be an offering to the fetish,
to used evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.