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Sioux Bear Claw & Beaded Necklace 19th Century

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:25.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Sioux Bear Claw & Beaded Necklace 19th Century
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This is an excellent late 19th Century early 20th Century Sioux Native American Indian necklace with outstanding bear claw, hairpipe and red white heart beads. The necklace shows eight large Black Bear Claws set on a trade thread necklace showing thirteen handmade tapering bone hairpipe (hair pipe) beads and various red white heart wound glass beads. The set shows a nice patina and overall good condition. Provenance: From a large American Indian collection out of Minden, Nevada. Measures overall 23 inches long inside circumference with the bear claws being 2"L.