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Fred Bowannie: Iron Ore Hematite, Standing Bear

Fred Bowannie: Iron Ore Hematite, Standing Bear


This standing bear carved of iron ore hematite is a stunning masterpiece that exudes strength, endurance, and resilience. The rich, deep color of hematite symbolizes power and energy, making it the perfect medium for depicting such a majestic creature like a bear. As you gaze upon this carving, you can feel the raw power and primal spirit of the bear emanating from its form. This piece is not merely an object to be admired but a reminder of the natural world's indomitable force and beauty. It serves as a potent symbol of courage and vitality, urging us to embrace our own inner strength and face life's challenges head-on with confidence and determination.

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’s hibernation reminds us of the value of going within.

Dimensions: Length 1 1/4" X Width 1 1/4" X Height 3 1/4" Donated
Regular price $300.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $300.00 USD
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