Zuni fetish carver, Brian Yatsattie created this noble bear. The owls body is etched giving him a great form and some character These are the mountain lion and great white bear, which belong to the "skies", as well as a prey god of human form adorned with "flint knife-feather pinions and tail". The unique Zuni inspired fetish bear earrings certainly contain a hearty dose of Southwest splendor. Description Postage and payments.
Zuni Black Bear Earrings, Turquoise Coral Handmade Southwest Jewelry
Great colors and style. People who viewed this item also viewed. Darrell signs his work with an arrow beaded In Zuni, bobcats know secrets and have clairvoyance ability. Turquoise, a gemstone sacred to the Navajo, Zuni and other Native American tribes, is a stone of wholeness, promoting a sense of unity with all that surrounds us; it is believed to bring peace of mind, a soothing energy and healing of the spirit. Fabulous colors and patterns.
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The bear beads are two sided, each side looking different because of the Picasso finish. Using one seed bead at a time, she flawlessly creates this piece of beadwork with the peyote stitch. The carvings served ceremonial purposes, each animal believed to have powers or qualities that aid the owner. Painted with attractive pottery designs. Will usually dispatch within 1 working day of receiving cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab.
Hand made by Navajo silversmith Bennie Ration. Navajo artist, Charlene Jackson hand beaded this magnificent beaded bracelet. They also represent teachers and pathfinders. Marvin Jim hand carved this marvelous buffalo ornament out of cottonwood. Other materials used are travertine or "Zuni rock", fishrock, jasper , pipestone , marble , or organic items such as fossilized ivory , bone , and deer or elk antler. Even artificial substances such as slag glass are used. Most carvers are the recipients of a family tradition and have learned their skill from parents, grand parents, or siblings, and have passed the art to their own children as well.