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Vintage 7-strand Bib Style
Animal Fetish Necklace
HK Item #N342

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vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

Size
inner strand approximately 20 inches end to end, outer strand approximately 30";
animals range from 5/8" to 1 3/4" long
Materials
turquoise, spiny oyster, mother of pearl, jet, serpentine, alabaster and other stones, Read about stones;
olive shell heishi, Read about heishi
sterling silver, Read about silver;
strung on string
Hallmarks
"BC" inscribed on on cone
Artist
unknown
Condition

vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

Olive shell heishi between the animals.Ends finished with sterling silver cones, hook and ring.

vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

Animals include bear, frog, hummingbird, elephant, buffalo, fish, ram, wolf, fox and more. Animals range in length from 5/8" to 1 1/34".

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vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

Vintage 7-strand Bib Style
Animal Fetish Necklace

#N342 - $750 plus s/h
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Paula says: "This necklace was purchased in the 1980s in Santa Fe or Albuquerque and was part of an estate collection. That is all the information we have on it.

"Are you wondering why this item is not described as Native American? You can find the answer by clicking here."

vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

Three kachinas 1 5/8" tall hang down the center.

vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

vintage 7-strand bib style animal fetish necklace

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NOTE: Items in our Vintage Shop are either USED or NEW. They might come from inheritances, estate sales, private collections, and store liquidations. Many items are brand new (NOS , New Old Stock) and in perfect condition while others may show tarnish, scratches and other signs of use. Major issues will be described in detail and shown in photos. Vintage Shop items are sold as described and are not returnable.

What is a Fetish?

A fetish is a rock carving of an animal that captures the spirit and the essence of the animal, not necessarily its exact detailed conformation. Read more about fetishes.

Horsekeeping LLC - Definitions of Jewelry Age and Condition
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Patina
A dark or colored film of oxidation that forms naturally on metal exposure to air and other elements. It is often valued for its aesthetically pleasing appearance.
Vintage
30 years or older.
NOS
New Old Stock. Retail store inventory from at least 10 years ago.
Pre-owned
An item that has been used.
Why isn't this item called Native American?

The US Department of the Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and its recent Amendments require that items described as Native American or Indian be made by an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Furthermore, government regulations suggest that all attributions include the Native American Indian's name, tribe and federal tribal enrollment number. Because it is impossible to identify the artist for many vintage items, even if they are authentic Indian made items, we cannot and will not use the words Native American or Indian in association with such pieces.

Read about authenticity of Native American Indian jewelry.

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