Zuni 2-Strand Carved Bird & Turtle Fetish Necklace Turquoise MOP Heishi Shell

$ 150.00

Zuni 2-Strand Carved Bird & Turtle Fetish Necklace Turquoise MOP Heishi Shell

Zuni Fetishes are a fundamental art form for the Zuni tribe. Fetishes are hand carved figurines, often of animals, that hold special symbolic significance for the Zuni people.

The animals in this fetish consist of (6) Turtles, (6) Roadrunner birds and (11) Eagles. The necklace has a beautiful assortment of gemstones: Kingman Turquoise, Mother of Pearl and Heishi shells held together with patina silver-plated cones with hook and eye closure.

Material: Silver plated
Gemstone: MOP, turquoise and heishi shell
Length: 27.3”
Closure: Hook and eye
Total Weight: 53.1g
Condition: Great pre-owned condition; to maintain its original integrity, this piece has not been professionally cleaned.