Gorgeous Gold Lip Shell Bear & Bird Fetish Necklace

By Rosita Kaamasee

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Rosita Kaamasee is a Zuni Pueblo elder and maker of incredible fetish necklaces. Her ancestor is George Cheechee Haloo (d), an important innovator who started carving in the 1930's and was known for his fetish necklaces. Rosita's latest offering is a shimmering gold lip mother-of-pearl shell single strand Bear and bird fetish necklace. Each specially carved animal has drilled and darkened with jet paste eyes. They average in size from approximately 3/4" to 1 1/8" long, and are strung with stunning baby olive heishe shell beads. The overall length of this collectible fetish necklace is approximately 30". Please click here to learn more about how to identify fake fetish necklaces.