Bears love to eat honey, if they can get to it.
A hand carved dancing, singing bear that can balance on either foot. He is dancing to pay homage to the honey bees and to welcome the renewal of spring.
This joyous bears eyes are inlaid with grade Lapis. His many strands of necklaces consist of grade Lapis, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Kingman Turquoise, Fox Turquoise, Light Green Serpentine and Mediterranean Coral. His robe is an impressive new design with inlaid honey bees of White and Gold Lip Mother of Pearl with the stripes on the bees of Black Jet pigment. The motion of the bees are inlaid Sterling Silver drops. The honey comb is inlaid Black Jet pigment. The border on his robe is inlaid Gold and Black Mother of Pearl. Jet claws and burnished nose, ears and tail for detail. Wow! An impressive list of materials.
Artist: Troy Sice
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni copyright 2022 2-7-2022 10 p.m.
About: 4"tall by 3 1/4"wide by 2"long