Navajo Bears Necklace - 30" Long

Navajo Bears Necklace - 30" Long

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This necklace full of bears was part of a collection of older Native American jewelry.  The bears are carved from turquoise, jasper, serpentine, jet, catlinite, and more.  The bears are strung with pen shell heishi and end with an oxidized, sterling silver hook and eye clasp.

Size: 30" Long - Big bear .75" H x 1" W - Small bears .25" H x .75" L

Bears 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.