Sunrise Navajo Bear
Sunrise Navajo Bear
Sunrise Navajo Bear
Sunrise Navajo Bear
Sunrise Navajo Bear
Sunrise Navajo Bear

Sunrise Navajo Bear

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This Sunrise bear was made by a Navajo carver named G. Smith.  The stone is Mexican onyx with the heartline engraved on both sides.  The eyes are inlaid jet and it has such a sweet face.

Size: 2.5" H x 3.75" L x .75" 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.

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