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It has inlaid turquoise eyes, and the malachite stone has shades of green stripes and swirls and is said to be healing. The offering bundle has a tiny turquoise arrowhead on top. It is small enough to fit in a small pouch or even a pocket. More about bears below.
Size: .825" H x 1.125" 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.
Traditionally, Zuni carvings are symbolically fed cornmeal. Each Zuni fetish comes in a box with a descriptive card and a tiny bit of corn meal to tide them over until they reach you.