Zuni 4-Strand Mother of Pearl Bird Fetish and Heishi Necklace c. 1970s, 30" length (J91993C-0921-024)
- Circa: 1970s
- Size: 30''
90.4g, 30" length. Acquired from a private collection in Massachusetts. The word “heishi” means “shell,” although today it is often used to describe the cut style of beads which are small, flat, disc-shapes. It is not uncommon to hear the phrase “turquoise heishi,” for example.