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Zuni Bear!

About this design:

I have had these bears for a long time and finally figured out what to do with them!! I made them pendants...I think this little cutie is carved jasper but I am not sure..any ideas?


Carved jasper, Misc. Turquoise, Coral, Black Onyx, sterling silver

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  1. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    This is too cute and what an excellent design idea!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    LOL! Thanks D, it took me forever!! The beads have to be just right, or it slips around…grrrr!Finally success!! :)

  3. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Very cute I love it, what creative way to make a pendant! Was that the whiskey sour? If so good job!Lol

  4. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    How cute is this. What a charming idea. I used to collect zuni bears years ago. They got left behind in a move – I hope their new owners were happy with them.

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    Valley Girl says:

    I never saw a Zuni Bear before, but this is darling. I love it.

  6. Frida
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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Awesome!! I love zuni bears, and yeah, I’m pretty sure he’s jasper, I have 2 like him that I’m wanting to make into a pair of earrings. ;)

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    Dora H says:

    Ilove all your new creations that you just posted :)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    It a cute and Original pendant great idea

  11. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love Zuni bears, and you have added to the power and beauty of this one with your beads. Are you going to make it into a necklace? If so, please post; I’d love to see the final piece.

  12. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Thank you girls!!
    Beth-no whiskey sour, just whiskey and ginger ale! :) Kitty Mom- They are special…Ravin-LOL! If you put these in your ears you would be in trouble!! :) Very heavy..Thank you for all the support! :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Good morning all. I’m still sleeping through my first cup of coffee. I just needed to say this little bear is so cute. He is among the best dressed for this season. Looks like he is prepaired for the :P “Teddy Bear Parade” :)

  15. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Good one Faith!!! He is so dressed up…Styling! Love it. :D

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