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ORTHOCERAS BEAR FETISH BY TODD WESTIKA ZUNI

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Zuni bear fetishes represent healing and strength.  This striking bear fetish is made out of Orthoceras by Zuni artist Todd Westika.   This fetish showcases the graceful lines and sculptural quality of Todd’s carvings.  A great addition to your Native American or Zuni fetish collection.  Signed

2  1/4” tall x 3  1/8” long x 5/8” wide

Orthoceras was a straight shelled nautiloid that lived during the Paleozoic Era. The name means straight horn, ortho=straight ceras= horn. It is this long conical shell that is commonly preserved as a fossil.

Zuni fetishes are carvings made from various materials by the Zuni people.  Traditionally, fetishes served a ceremonial purpose for their creators and they represented animals and figures that were part of their culture.  Today, as a form of Native American Art, they are sold to collectors worldwide.  With a myriad of materials like turquoise, shell, jet, marble, serpentine, and much more, Zuni fetish carvers are able to create carvings in a style of their own.

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Weight .5 lbs
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