Zuni Inlaid Sky Bear Pin
na000879Regular price $65.00 Save $-65.00
Zuni jeweler, Germaine Smith, made this inlaid sky bear pin. The stones include jet, Sleeping Beauty turquoise, and red spiny oyster shell. It has a turquoise "planet" and sterling silver stars, as well as a silver eye. Would be great on a hat, jacket, or shirt!
Size: .675" H x 1.125" 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.