Zuni Carved Bear Fetish with Fish
Zuni Carved Bear Fetish with Fish by Benina Kallestewa
This bear just caught dinner. This piece was carved by Zuni artist Benina Kallestewa from striped onyx, the fish is turquoise. The bear is accented with ice opal eyes and a necklace of olivella shells, turquoise and a little crystal. Bear is the guardian of the West. Bear is associated with great strength and is considered to be a powerful healer.
2.75 in. tall