Vintage 1970's Native American Natural Stone Animal Fetish Thunderbird Heishi Bead Necklace.
This great looking Native American necklace is comprised of natural stones...(turquoise, malachite, onyx, to name a few) carved into little animals...strung down the necklace and separated with tiny turquoise and shell heishi beads.....suspending a turquoise Thunderbird pendant. Finished with sterling cone shaped findings and hook and eye closure.
Necklace is unsigned. Native American in Origin.
Necklace measures 29 inches long. The turquoise Thunderbird pendant at the necklace center is the largest of the carved animals and measures 1-1/4 inches long by 3/4 inches wide.
Excellent vintage condition. Unusual!