Going about his day, bear is singing a joyful song. With eyes of inlaid Lapis, he is wearing a gorgeous multi-strand necklace of Mediterranean Coral, natural Kingman Turquoise and grade Lapis. His robe is designed with fish motifs. A school of fish each inlaid with natural Kingman Turquoise eyes and the fish are incised and inlaid with serpentine pigment except one fish that is inlaid with Lapis pigment. Four hand cut triangles of Abalone Shell are inlaid alone the bottom of the robe to signify water or waves. The claws are inlaid with Black Jet pigment and the ears, nose and tail are burnished to give color and detail.
Artist: Troy Sice
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni copyright 2022 7/14/2022 8AM
About: 5 1/4"tall by 2 1/8"wide by 1 5/8"long