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The stone has great interest and the composition is just darling.
Carved from a single solid piece of turquoise is Mama Bear and Baby Bear on her back.
Carved by Zuni artist Annette Tsikewa.
Mama Bear - Zuni Bear Table Fetish
This Mother and Cub double bear fetish is truly one-of-a-kind.
What a wonderful gift for a new mother ! Unique and heart-warming.
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. A double fetish represents relationship and unity. Read more about fetishes.
Medicine Bundle. Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied on the back of the animal that can consists of coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. These may be used as an offering to the fetish, to evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.
Bear. The bear is a symbol of strength and deliberate action, introspection, soul and insight for the past and the future.
Comes in all shades of blue, to blue-green, with a possible shading towards brown-veined
greens. Matrix (veining) may or may not be present in any color(s). It
is the natural variations in turquoise that make it appealing. The color of turquoise
in American Indian jewelry ranges from brownish green to bright blue. The Zuni
believe blue turquoise is male and of the sky and green turquoise is female and
of the earth.
Read more about stones.
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