10 carved birds (wazhink'a) of spiny oyster shell are old and revered 

 

I've mixed them with 40 inches of dingy white trade beads (1940's) some copper elements and a perfectly preserved Kingman turquoise nugget

 

deer skin leather lace fringe (in saddle) completes the piece

 

I've held on to these for years and finally decided to use some. I know that when they go, I'll  likely never find them again/high quality fetish is hard to come by, especially vintage spiny with her pearly whites and varigated orange hues

 

perfect for the changing seasons/layers well with other pieces/measures 23 inches long

 

vintage bird fetish necklace

$269.00Price