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lost looking into the
Inlaid turquoise eyes.
Bernard Homer Jr.
is the brother of Juana Homer.
Alice Leekya's father was the esteemed Zuni carver Leekya Deyuse who taught Alice and her husband, Bernard Homer Sr. the art of carving.
He in turn passed it along to his son and daughter.
A highly polished piece of stone with great character from the dark lines.
Medicine Bundle of Turquoise and Coral.
Carved by Zuni artist Bernard Homer Jr..
Matrix - Zuni Bear Table Fetish
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 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.
Read more about stones.
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