Native American Beaded Necklace with leather and bone. Measures approx. 26'' long, pendant measures approx. 3'' circumference and 5'' with beads and shells. Back Side view https://www.pinterest.com/pin/551550285596426948/
Inspired by Edward Sheriff Curtis and his iconic portraits of Native Americans, photographer Jimmy Nelson and his 50 year old camera journeyed to 44 different countries, visiting more than 35 indigenous tribes and documenting their stories and traditions for his book Before They Pass
My Blue and Gold, Caribe, has better wings than even these, the LONGEST tail I've ever seen on a blue. I have a tail feather 25 and 1/2 inches long! I save the tail feathers. Well, the wing feathers, the body feathers and the tiny little yellow underfeathers, too. Have a Native American friend always hitting me up for "more feathers!" He makes me stuff in return. Works for me!
China | Seven pairs of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather earrings; variously formed as fish, dragons, foliate arrangements and insects, decorated with pearls, coral, jadeite and other stones, one pair mounted with amber butterfly plaques, together with a single model of a grasshopper perched on a jardinière of flowers, 9 cm max. | Qing Dynasty | 2'600£ ~ sold (May '15)