VTG Turquoise Birds-Animals Fetish Necklace, 5Str Heishi, Zuni Lavina Kaskella. This is an absolutely amazing authentic hand carved Turquoise Birds and Animals Fetish necklace by world renown Zuni jeweler and fetish carver Lavina Tsikewa Kaskalla.
We estimate this to be from the 1980s. This fantastic necklace features a 5 strand necklace of 61 exquisitely and skillfully hand carved birds and animal fetishes from genuine sky blue turquoise and hand strung with genuine hand-rolled black jet heishi beads. This spectacular birds and animal fetish necklace is adjustable from 16" to 20" long with chain and hook closure.
The ends are finished with sterling cones. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. A spectacular and very rare hand carved Turquoise Fetish necklace to add to your collection! Lavina is the daughter of Mary and David Tsikewa, sister of Edna Leki, and granddaughter of famous Zuni carver/jeweler Teddy Weahkee.
Lavina learned her art from her famous parents and her grandfather Teddy Weahkee. Lavina Kaskalla collaborates with her husband Leonard to make fetish jewelry. They started producing jewlery in the 1960s and started carving fetishes in the early 1970s. Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American jewelry and artifacts! If you like our products, please add me to your.
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We try our best to present the item as accurately as possible, but due to the effects of photo lighting, camera settings or computer monitor settings, the actual color may vary slightly than pictured. Thank you and God Bless! Please allow up to 10 days for transit time, depending on your location. The item "VTG Turquoise Birds-Animals Fetish Necklace, 5Str Heishi, Zuni Lavina Kaskella" is in sale since Tuesday, October 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants".The seller is "pizzazz307" and is located in Made in USA. This item can be shipped to United States.