The Bear is an animal endowed with Strength & Courage and although all bears are healers, white bears are particularly Powerful. A master and guardian of the West, the bear is associated with the color Blue and known for his curative powers.
Bernard The Bear is a bear fetish, hand carved of Elk Antler in the most simple and traditional form. His eyes are inlaid with Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and bound by Cerrillos Turquoise, Lapis and Tulcum Heishe beads as an offering to the animal spirit residing within.
Artist: Ray Tsalate
Signed: Ray Tsalate Zuni 11/2022
About: 1 5/8"tall x 1 1/8"wide x 1 7/8" long