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Zuni carver and jeweler, Everette Pino, made this white marble bear fetish with a jet heartline and eyes. He wrapped a thick silver wire around the bear with an opening in the top to wear it.
Size: 1.625" H x 2.25" L x .25" W
Bears are the guardians of the western gate in Zuni Pueblo. They are associated with healing at all levels, protection, and a reminder to restore oneself during the winter months. In some traditions a part of the bear is rubbed all over infants to imbue them with power, strength, and good health.