Zuni Bear Fetish Native American Art Southwest Gift Unique Medicine Bag

$20.88 $34.80

This gorgeous little bear is carved from picasso stone and has wonderful natural color shift. The eyes are an inlaid turquoise. This magical little totem has the most animated face and has an incredibly tiny little medicine bundle with a micro turquoise arrowhead. This little bear comes with a deerskin medicine bag made in the USA, that it nestles in perfectly and makes a lovely gift. Bear totems are wonderful to give to someone fighting off a disease, perhaps cancer, who needs a healing guardian, also a wonderful gift for doctors and law enforcement officers.

Bear- Guardian of the West. The bear is associated with great strength, power, healing and self-knowledge. He is the great protector, the "sacred bear" He is a spiritual guide and also carries within him supernatural powers. Bear is a powerful healing fetish. All bear fetishes are powerful but the white bear is the most powerful medicine bear.

The Carver of this Bear is Gabe Burns, known for his incising work on the sides of his geometric totems.

Fetishes represent unique and very personal gifts, they are wonderful for the holidays, as congratulations for life changing events and more.

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American Indians have used fetishes throughout history. Fetishes are believed to hold magical powers and protect the owner or craftsmen from problems of mind or body. Some believe that their powers can even protect against problems of the universe. It is also believed that the care a fetish receives is directly related to the protection it will provide. Indians believe that fetishes must be properly cared for. They are given offerings of cornmeal and kept in special turquoise covered fetish pots or pouches. Often fetishes are adorned with turquoise, arrowheads and feathers. These are offerings to the fetish for gifts received or anticipated.

The Ivory Toad is proud to represent more than 30 Native American Artists, offer recycled and eco-friendly packaging, package all items in boxes for safety, and offer the finest curated gifts on the internet!

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