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Clissa Martin: Turquoise, Sitting Bear

Clissa Martin: Turquoise, Sitting Bear


This sitting bear carved of turquoise with an inlaid coral dragonfly on its side is a remarkable piece of art. The choice of turquoise as a material not only adds to its visual appeal but also holds great significance in Native American culture, symbolizing protection and strength. The addition of the coral dragonfly, known for its elegance and adaptability, enhances the overall aesthetic by adding a touch of color and liveliness to the piece. This bear carving serves as an embodiment of nature's grace and resilience. 

Bear (Anshe): Bear was the principal animal for the Pueblo People and they are the most prevalent subject of Zuni fetishes. Bear fetishes are used for healing, protection, strength, journeying, mothering, hunting and gathering. Bear‚ hibernation reminds us of the value of going within.

Dimensions: Length 1" X Width 1/2" X Height 1" Purchased
Regular price $75.00 USD
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