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Bone Horse and Glass Bead Necklace and Earrings Set by Robert Kaniatobe - C3920A

Category: Jewelry | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Thu, Jun 1st 2017, 4:14pm

Robert Kaniatobe Jewelry - C3920ARobert Kaniatobe (1936-1998), of the Choctaw Tribe, was well known for making marvelous necklaces comprised of a multitude of materials. This one focuses on a horse, carved from buffalo bone, and combined with beautiful glass beads. There are 24 round blue glass beads with designs, separated by smaller beads.  Suspended from the necklace is a large hand-carved white horse, which is finished on both sides, so either side may be exposed. A pair of earrings accompanies the necklace.


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