Description: Zuni fetish necklace have been a staple in Native American Jewelry for centuries. The fetish animals are based on Zuni Tradition. In the tradition, each animal is believe to have powers that aid the owner. The Eagle is most sacred, as it symbolizes the power Great Spirit. The Bear symbolizes strength and power within. This necklace is Zuni Handmade.
These animals are all well-carved with high detail and each have a high polish. Each piece is carved out of Mediterranean Red Coral
This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection (i.e.-estate sale), who collected Native American Jewelry and art in the 1980's - 2000's
Material: Sterling Silver, Coral
Dimensions: 35" long (inside strand) 24" (outside strand). Each animal is approx. 1" x 5/16".
Weight (in grams): 104.4