Desert Jasper Bear Fetish w/ Fancy Backpacks
You'll want to showcase a beautiful large JASPER bear fetish! Let Navajo artisan Bessie Smith create a one-of-a kind, unique treasure made just for you! Each bear fetish starts with a sinew backpack/strap and then adorned with treasures of your choice: Kingman Turquoise, Mother-of-Pearl Shell, Feather, Coral, Ghost beads (juniper berries).
The size of each bear varies but is approximately: L -3 1/2" ; W - 7/8"; H - 2 3/8"; Desert Jasper is a natural stone therefore natural colors and natural design may vary; pics are examples of designs. Provide us with any other information that may help us create your personalized bear fetish.
Fetishes are believed to hold magical powers and protect the owner or craftsmen from various problems of mind or body. Some believe that their mystical powers can even protect against problems of the universe. It is also believed that the care a fetish receives is directly proportional to the protection it will provide. Native Americans believe that fetishes must be properly cared for. Smaller fetishes are given offerings of cornmeal and kept in special turquoise encrusted fetish pots or pouches. Often fetishes are adorned with turquoise, arrowheads and feathers. These are offerings to the fetish for gifts received or anticipated.
The bear is associated with great strength, power, healing and self-knowledge. He is the great protector, the "sacred bear" He is a spiritual guide and also carries within him supernatural powers. Bear is a powerful healing fetish.
Desert Jasper - Polychrome Jasper (also called Desert Jasper was named for its multi colors. Jasper, a form of chalcedony, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color. Polychrome Jasper is a stone that’s strongly connected to the Fire element, and it embodies passion, exuberance, vibrancy, vitality, action, and creativity; it also has very strong grounding, centering, and stabilizing energies that will deepen and strengthen your connection to Mother Earth. If you want more passion, emotion, or action in all aspects of your life, it will help you achieve this very easily. Polychrome Jasper has an energy that’s potent and alive. It’s a stone that will feed your energy and revitalize your life. It will help you find a way to change a part of your life or an aspect of yourself to a more desirable state. Its healing energies will show you new paths and help you discover new approaches that will make you gain what you most desire in your life. Polychrome Jasper possesses earth power, and it will support you in finding new relationships that will bring out the best in you