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Elk Ivory Teeth Earrings



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Sometimes known as “eyeteeth” or “dog teeth”, many native people in North America prize these remnants that were once (in prehistoric times) full tusks.  They were and still are worn as body adorments.  Some considered them symbols of strength and longevity. They were family status and good luck charms.  One Algonquian-speaking Native American tribesman likened them to the pearls of white people.
The chains are sterling, oc course.

One of a kind

Average charm: 1 x .5″
Drop from top of hook to bottom of tooth: 3 7/8″