A Double Strand Bird & Bear Fetish Necklace

By Rosita Kaamasee

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A collectible and stunning double strand fetish necklace consisting of lovely carved birds and delightful Bears strung with fine heishe shell beads. These many joyful birds and bears, varying in size from about 5/8" to 1 1/4" long, are carved from colorful and natural materials such as lapis, both blue and green turquoises, variscite, fossilized ivory, marble, red and pink corals, orange, red and purple spiny oyster shells, serpentine, malachite, jet, mother-of-pearl, purple lepidolite, and gold lip shell. Animal's eyes are inlaid with jet, while some of the lapis bird's eyes are inlaid with pipestone. Overall necklace length is about 30", slightly adjustable.