Bear with heart line belt buckle
Sterling silver overlay belt buckle made by Hopi artist Anderson Koinva. Buckle is 2 1/2" wide by 1 1/2" tall. Sterling silver with a bear and heart line design and a blackened hand-stamped texture. Has the artist's hallmark on the back. Fits belts 7/8" wide and will also fit through most belt loops.
Bears symbolize healing, strength, power, courage, and adaptability. The heart line represents the breath of the animal, beginning at the mouth where breath gives life, and pointing to the animal's soul where faith, spirit, and inner strength reside.