This silver bear fetish and silver eagle feather is designed and handcrafted by award winning artist Erick Begay. This piece is made out of sterling silver and embellished with genuine stone accents.
They are finished with sterling silver french ear wires.
To the Native Americans there are six directions: north, south, east, west, the underground, and the sky. The eagle is the symbol of the sky. The eagle represent loyalty and integretity.
The bear is a symbol of strength and protection. It is decorated with a heartline; the heartline is inspired by petroglyphs that incorporate the same symbolism. These petroglyphs are symbolic and are usually interpreted to have a symbol meaning of life.
This piece measure two inches long, and 5/8 inches wide.