Bear family fetish by Daisy Leonard Natewa
Zuni bear family fetish carving of three bears, made from different stones by Zuni artist Daisy Leonard Natewa. The bears are made from picasso marble, serpentine and jasper with inlay silver eyes. The bears are tied together with a medicine bundle made of turquoise beads and heishe shell. Signed on the bottom.
The bear is one of the most popular fetishes. It is a protective fetish and symbolizes healing, strength, power, courage, and adaptability.
The medicine bundle is an offering to the animal's spirit that amplifies the power of the fetish.
Measurements: 1 7/8" wide, 1 1/4" deep, and 1" tall