This fetish necklace captures the spirit and essence of the buffalo. The necklace features genuine gemstones and is strung with turquoise and pen shell heishi. It is finished with sterling silver cones and clasp. The placement and assortment of stones in each necklace varies. When worn the necklace drop is 9 1/2".
The buffalo did not range as far south as Zuni Pueblo but hunters did go out to hunt them to the north and east of present day Zuni. They also traded items for buffalo hide, horn and meat. The buffalo is associated with strength and bringing snow in the winter.