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Zuni Fetish Necklace Alice Leekya Homer

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Ethnic: Native American: Pre 1980: Item # 1194394

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Territorial Indian Arts
7077 E. Main St. #7
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Sale Price $1200.00 Original Price $1800.00

Zuni Fetish Necklace Alice Leekya Homer
Large scale carved bears by Zuni Indian artist Alice Leekya Homer are impressive on this old fetish necklace.,p>24 bears are carved from serpentine, abalone, Zuni stone, and pink shell, strung on dark heishe. They range in size from 2 1/2" at the bottom one to 2" for the smaller ones. Total length is 30".

There is one missing bear, probably removed due to breakage.

Alice Homer was a daughter of Leekya Deyusee and learned her jewelry making skills from him. she became quite the carver of bear and wolf fetishes in the 1960s and 70s.

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