Vtg. Santo Domingo Pueblo Fine 2 Strand Silver Turquoise Heishi Fetish Necklace
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Vtg. Santo Domingo Pueblo Fine 2 Strand Silver Turquoise Heishi Fetish Necklace:
Presentinga Vintage,'Heishi' bead, 'Fetish', necklace. This creatively made necklace from the Santo Domingo Pueblo, is comprised of two, fine strands of brown, 'Heishi' Shell, beads andthirty three, hand carved, fetishes. The fetishesare carved from Turquoise, Spiny Oyster, Jasper, Mother of Pearl, Jet, and other, natural, Southwest stones. The carvings representbirds, bears, fish, turtles, andfoxes. A large, open winged, Turquoise bird, is at the bottom of the strands. The fetish at the end of each side of the necklace has the two strands strung through.It is in this manner that the two strands lay apart on the necklace.The necklace has the traditional, Sterling Silver, cone ends, with a hook and loop closure.The closed necklace lays, asmeasured, approximately, 16", to the tip of the birds tail, on the wearer.This necklace is in pristine condition, with no broken or missing parts.