Dry Creek Turquoise Cutout Sterling Bear Pendant on 18 Inch Italian Chain Necklace No 16 created by Native American Navajo Artisan Charlie Bowie NAP-13016 special buy final sale. Mr. Bowie showcases his design talent in this detailed cast Bear boasting symbolic cutouts, textured finish and a Dry Creek Turquoise Nugget approximately 5mm.
Pendant is approximately 1 1/2 inch from the top of the bail to the bottom of the pendant by 1 1/4 inch at widest point. This Pendant includes a complimentary 18 Inch Italian made Box Chain. Italy is well renowned for their quality Sterling Chains which are finished in Fine Silver for lasting brilliance. Bail will comfortably accommodate 3mm beads, chain or cord if so desired. Native American Indian made Jewelry by Navajo Silversmith Charlie Bowie sporting a Copyright and Sterling Stamp (which is part of his original cast design).
Bears were an important part in Native American Indian culture as various symbols of strength, hard work, and even great love. Many tribes considered the 'Great Spirit' to often take on the form of a bear. It would lead hunters on great chases and could die only to be reborn in the spring. Bears were mythical and 'magical' creatures that existed.
The Native American Indian, as a whole, are constantly aware of their relationship with Mother Earth and her creatures. The spiritual goal of the Native American is to live in harmony with the universe.
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