Large Bear Paw Turquoise Sterling Money Clip Navajo Virginia Long Closeout Final Sale NAM-09114. Large Shadowbox Bear Paw Track Sterling Silver Money Clip with Turquoise free form nugget crafted by Native American Navajo Indian Silversmith Virginia Long. The Bear Track is a Symbol of Good Omen. This beautiful and very traditional Sterling Silver Shadowbox Bear Paw on highly polished, durable nickel money clip measures approximately 2 1/16 inch long by 1 inch wide. Sterling Silver Bear Paw measures approximately 1 1/4 inch by 1 1/8 at widest point
Turquoise is the ultimate healing stone, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body. It is a protective stone and has been used since ancient times. Native Americans call Turquoise the 'Sky Stone' and believe it is both male and female gender. Blue turquoise being male as in 'Father Sky' and green turquoise being female as in 'Mother Earth'. Some properties of Turquoise are spiritual attunement, cleansing, healing, protection, valor, soothing, peace of mind, guidance through the unknown, romantic spontaneity.
To the Navajo the Bear is for protection and also considered symbols of leadership & authority. Bears are 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.
Native American culture is constantly aware of its relationship with Mother Earth and her creatures. The spiritual goal of the Native American is to live in harmony with the universe. A lesson to be learned.Symbol of Good Omen.
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