Lapis Howlite walking or polar bear are great for jewelry-making and crafts! Design your own special earrings, bracelets, and necklaces! Let your imagination run wild!!
Listing is for two (2) Lapis Howlite Walking Bear or Polar Bear Animal Fetish Beads (varying hues and striations as shown in photo...I'll be sure to pick out the 2 closest matches for you!)
Drilled top to bottom
Each is apprx. 3/4" from nose to tail
**Fetish beads are hand-carved and vary slightly. Therefore, measurements are not exact but very close.
Animal FAQS: The bear is the protective animal of the West and is associated with the color blue. He is called “The Great Protector or "The Sacred Bear". He is a spiritual guide and also carries within him supernatural powers. Though all bears are healers, white bears provide especially powerful healing. Normally bear fetishes will have little or no tails but a variety of body shapes. Characteristics associated with bears include strength, courage, adaptability, healing and spiritual communion.
Stone FAQS: In the raw, howlite is found in cauliflower-like masses. This adaptable stone is named for Henry How, a 19th century mineralogist, who found it first in Nova Scotia. Howlite is soft and takes on rich hues of color when it's dyed. It is an inexpensive alternative to more costly stones. It's natural color is white. Dyed, it looks like lapis lazuli, red coral or a turquoise.