By Maxx Laate

Animal: Bear, Material: Lapis Lazuli
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Maxx Laate's little Bear is hunched over, foraging for food to build up energy stores for the upcoming hibernation. It has turquoise inlaid eyes, etched paws and a uniquely rounded back. Lapis lazuli has been a treasured semi-precious opaque gemstone throughout mankind's history. The ancient cultures of Egypt, China, Rome and Greece, among others, have used this colorful material in all sorts of ways. A wee 7/8" long, 3/8" wide and 7/8" tall.