Single Strand Birds & Bears Fetish Necklace

By Rosita Kaamasee

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An outstanding, collectible single strand fetish necklace consists of sweetly carved birds and Bears that are strung with fine baby olive heishe shell beads by Rosita Kaamasee. All the abundant creatures seen on this necklace are carved from bright and colorful spiny oyster shell. Each of the animals are reversible showcasing a blend of natural orange, purple, red, yellow and creamy hues and average in size from about 3/4" to 1 1/4" long. Their friendly eyes are drilled and filled with jet paste. The overall necklace length is approximately 30" with sterling silver hook clasp. Please click here to read about fake fetish necklaces.

Rosita is a wonderful Zuni elder who descends from the greater George Cheechee Haloo (d) family of Zuni artists. Rosita carries on the carving tradition from George who started carving in the 1930's and was known for his fetish necklaces.

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