String necklace strung with bear claws and white plastic
beads. Bear claws have holes drilled near base of claw.
Claws are filled with different material, including a green
putty ? , white putty ? and a grey putty ?. Some are
polished to shine....
Gold nugget necklace, 25.5 in. long (doubled), forming a loop or circle. Each nugget is rather flat and is about 1/4 in. long including attached loops at either end for fastening to other nuggets. 152 nuggets. 24.5 dwt.
Title taken from label on matting. Earrings, necklace, and bracelet carved from mastodon ivory displayed in Nome, Alaska. Photographer's number 7930. July 1938. Photographer: Ray B. Dame. Original photograph size: 8 1/8" x 9 7/8".