He was the original owner. Made by Native American artist. I have not cleaned it did not know if people wanted it polished or not. I dont know what the heishi beads are made of, feels like some kind of stone. The bench beads are sterling and the claws have turquoise stones.
The item "Vintage Navajo Turquoise Bear Claw, Heishi, Bench Beads Sterling Silver Necklace" is in sale since Wednesday, October 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "amatexas" and is located in Amarillo, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica.