This is a Zuni handcrafted fetish by Danette Laate. This Bear inspired fetish is crafted from Mother of Pearl and is accented with a Sunface created with Turquoise, Coral and Jet. This piece is signed by Danette noted as DL.
The fetish measures approximately 1 3/16 inches tall. Total weight of this piece is 11.7 grams.
The Bear is the guardian of the west and has the power to heal and transform human passions into true wisdom. It is believed that the Bear is invaluable whenever one is faced with change and transition and that it can be an ally when attempting to resolve conflict, forgive oneself or others for errors of the past.