Authentic Navajo Horse Hair Pottery Turquoise Bear Fetish Hand Crafted By Tom Vail Jr. SX108950

Regular Price: $59.98

Special Price $29.99

Availability: In stock

Pot measures approximately 4" tall, 2-3/8" wide, and is 5-3/4" long (front to back).

This stunning Bear fetish pottery was hand etched with gorgeous traditonal patterns by Navajo artist Tom Vail Jr. This beautiful style of Navajo art is called horse hair pottery because actual horse hair is added to the pottery at just the right moment in the firing process to melt the hairs into the pottery, creating unique and incredible designs. 

In Native American beliefs, the bear symbolizes physical strength, leadership, and is known as the "first helper".

Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of its appeal and beauty.

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKU SX108950
Material Details Other
Measurements and Info Pot measures approximately 4" tall, 2-3/8" wide, and is 5-3/4" long (front to back).
Stamped None
Categories Pottery
Artist Tom Vail Jr.
Tribe Navajo
Setting Type N/A
Number Of Stones N/A
Item Color N/A
Item Color Primary N/A
Item Color Secondary Turquoise
Animal or Symbol Bear

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