Travertine Medicine Bear Pair

By Melvin Sandoval, San Felipe-Zuni

Animal: Bear, Material: Travertine
This offering is sold.
Medicine-bears have an additional medicine from traditional Bears in that their arched back represents an entrance to their cave, where they go to restore themselves all around. Melvin Sandoval's medicine bear pair has been carved from two separate and gorgeous travertines a swirl with varying patterns. Together they measure about 2" tall, 1" wide and 2 1/4" long, united by a turquoise nugget and shell bead offering bundle.