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Navajo Made Bear Sand Painting Pottery Hand Painted by Original Navajo Artist

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Seller: themanitouspringseagledancer (36) 97.4%, Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, Ships to: US, Item: 132713363440 This beautiful Navajo made Bear Sand Painting Pot was hand painted by an original Navajo artist on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico.This very sand painting pot is brand new. It's the exact sand painting pot you see in the photos, and the exact sand painting pot that will arrive at your door. This Sand Painting pot approximately measures (8.25L"x5.5H"). According to the Navajo religion the Universe is a very delicately balanced thing. If this balance is upset some disaster- usually an illness- will result. To restore the balance and harmony means performing one of many Navajo chants or ways. These complex ceremonies involve the use of herbs, prayers, songs, and sand paintings. The sand painting is done in a careful and sacred manner according to the ancient knowledge of the art. As the patient is seated atop the completed sand painting. The medicine man bends to reverently touch a portion of a figure in the sand painting, then moves to touch the patient, transferring the medicine and power. As this is done, the sickness falls from the patient and harmony returns. Then, before the sun sets, the sand painting is erased with a sacred leather and the patient rises to walk in beauty once again. Condition: New, Country/Region of Manufacture: United States, Artisan: Navajo Artist, Provenance: Hand Painted Original, Origin: Navajo Reservation, Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

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