This one-of-a-kind necklace features a gorgeous Zuni Bear shaped Turquoise set in oxidized sterling silver with hand-hammered details. The natural turquoise stone is blue-green in color with beautiful black veining.
Turquoise is a culturally significant stone with a rich history. It has been revered by various civilizations, including Native American tribes, Egyptians, Persians, Chinese, and Aztecs. In Native American traditions, turquoise symbolizes healing, strength, and spirituality.
The Zuni bear is a vital symbol for the Native American Zuni people. It represents strength, healing, introspection, and protection. In Zuni culture, bears are seen as a guardian and a source of protection. They are also believed to possess wisdom and a deep connection to the spiritual realm. Zuni fetish bears, such as this one, are small carvings made of different materials that are believed to embody the spirit and qualities of the bear. They are believed to bring good fortune, aid in healing, and provide spiritual support.
The pendant height is 1 1/4" and the width is 1 5/8" and the attached 15" sterling silver necklace features two hand-hammered circles. The short necklace length puts the stone front and center on you, making it a stunning statement necklace.
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