Bear Figurine Green Verdite Carved Stone Animal Fetish
This lovely green Verdite stone bear figurine carving is 4 inches long by 1.75 inches wide and 2.4 inches tall.
This hand carved bear figurine has a matte finish and lots of detail.
The bear is carved from a semiprecious stone named Verdite from South Africa.
Verdite is made up of Fuchsite and a fine grain clay.
The bear is the symbol of maternal protection, as well as strength, courage, power and honor. A bear fetish is believed to lighten emotional burdens. Many civilizations have myths regarding bears, from the Greeks and the Celts to the Ainu of northern Japan and the tribes of North America.