Black Bear fetish by Calvert Bowannie, jet and turquoise
Black bear fetish carving by Calvert Bowannie. The bear is just over a 1 1/2"" tall, 1" long, and 3/4" wide, made of black jet with inlay turquoise eyes. It has a its head turned while standing. A fun and unique Zuni bear fetish.
The bear is one of the most popular fetishes. It is a protective fetish and symbolizes healing, strength, power, courage, and adaptability.