Vintage F. tom Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Eagle Fetish Inlay Necklace

$ 431.25 $ 575.00

Vintage F. tom Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Eagle Fetish Inlay Necklace

We are offering this vintage Kewa carved 3-pc turquoise and mother of pearl three dimensional flying eagle necklace. It is a stunning vintage Navajo Fetish Inlay Necklace with gorgeous natural handcut Sleeping Beauty turquoise Set in sterling silver. It has handcarved Mother Of pearl on the beak. The wings are articulated. The Eagle has a 3-1/2" wingspan and is 1-1/2" tall. The necklace is 23-1/2" long and weighs 19.0 grams.

The eagle consists of three (3) separate hand carved pieces with the body including a mother of pearl beak and inlay onyx eyes. The body is three dimensional with silver twisted wire clawed feet and sets inside a “spoon shaped” silver casing that runs evenly with the contour of the birds back side. The wings are attached to the body using pin set hinges which allows the wings to move a complete 180 degrees. The artist has attached twisted wire to the wing tips on the back side which allows for the link chain to be attached.

This gorgeous necklace will be a valuable addition to your collection of fine navtive american turquoise jewelry.

Metal: Sterling Silver
Metal Purity: 925
Stone: Sleeping Beauty Turquoise
Length: 23-1/2"
Weight: 19.0 grams
Condition: VERY GOOD pre-owned condition. VERY minimal surface scratches.