Mosaic Father Bear & Cub

By Jayne Quam, Dine (Navajo)

This offering is sold.
Jayne Quam's septarian nodule father Bear instructs its calcite cub on how to walk the land in strength and wisdom. Father bear has turquoise inlaid eyes and is set with a mosaic of lovely materials such as crushed azurite, fossilized jasper, spiny oyster shell, onyx, turquoise, marble and tigilite. The cub has attentive eyes from inlaid jet. A sweet side offering bundle hosts a shell and lapis bead. Together they measure about 2" long, 1 3/8" wide and 1 1/4" tall.