Each of his pieces captures the beauty and essence of the animal and always has wonderful character. He decorates each piece with stunning colored feathers attached by colorful beads. A couple of Harold Davidson pieces around the house will surround you in beauty. Bear- respect for the cycles of nature, reminder of needed rest and rejuvenation, courage, power, good luck, healing, self-actualization. Animal fetishes are symbolic representations of animals endowed with spiritual powers.
A Navajo artist recognized for his finely detailed alabaster table fetishes, Harold Davidson captures the beauty of Mother Earth in the animals he creates. Carved in a variety of sizes, Davidson decorates each piece with radiant feathers attached by colorful beads. Navajo fetishes represent a specific area of Navajo art and culture, often misunderstood and sometimes misrepresented. It is assumed by many that Navajo fetishes exit purely for commercial reasons, however, the tradition of fetish use by the Navajo people is to carry a fetish in a personal pollen sack or as part of a jish, the sacred bundles used by Navajo medicine people.
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See More Horses. Paula says - "Navajo fetish maker Harold Davidson creates unique animals. Each of his pieces captures the essence of the animal spirit displaying character and his signature details.