By Larry Peina

Animal: Bear, Material: Serpentine
This offering is sold.
This outstanding serpentine has a fascinating and incredible striations. It's been hewn into a fabulous Bear by Larry Peina. A gorgeous gold lip mother of pearl point offering has been given to this approximate 3 3/8" long, 1 1/4" wide and 2" tall fetish. Larry inlaid bright turquoise eyes in the friendly and optimistic face. Bear (Anshe in the Zuni language) is the principal animal for the Pueblo People and the most prevalent subject of Zuni fetishes. Bear fetishes are used for healing, protection, strength, journeying, mothering, hunting and gathering.