Thanks for asking to see photos of the necklace. I paid $90 for it and am trying to find out if is Native American made.
Thanks for your time. I know you get a lot of requests, and I enjoy looking through your website.
It is a very pretty necklace in very good condition. The photos are great.
The hand made clasp seems like a very familiar style I have seen on vintage necklaces or contemporary hand made necklaces.
The shell heishi is done very nicely.
The birds and the stones used for the birds, I’m not so sure about. The birds look so very similar to each other as to almost appear to be production made. And some of the stones I can’t identify. For example, the red birds do not appear to be made of coral or orange spiny oyster, two typically used materials in Native American made fetish necklaces.
As far as whether this is Native American carved, my gut feeling is no.
It could be Native strung from components that could have been made in the US or other places such as the Philippines.
I wish I could be of more help. Paula
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