Bella's Designs: The Grizzly Bear Spear
This collection is inspired by the skill and industriousness in historical Gwich'in hunting implements.
This Piece Depicts The Grizzly Bear Spear that was used by the Gwich'in tribe. This weapon was an exceptionally massive and impressive tool. In order to use this spear, courage and mastered skill was required, strength and knowledge of the anatomy of the grizzly bear was also needed.
- Caribou tuft below
- Hand stitched turquoise onto home tanned caribou hide
- Edged with green Charlotte beads
- Wrapped with synthetic sinew
- Sterling silver ear wire
Measurements: 3 inches in length