na000822Regular price $24.00 Save $-24.00
Navajo jeweler, Lucille Platero, made these sterling silver bear earrings. She stamped a graceful heartline that goes from the face back towards the tail. She set a bright blue turquoise above the back leg. They dangle from sterling silver wires.
Size: 1.25" H x 1" W
Bears are the guardians of the western gate in Zuni Pueblo. They are associated with healing at all levels, protection, and a reminder to restore oneself during the winter months. In some traditions a part of the bear is rubbed all over infants to imbue them with power, strength, and good health.