Hand carved Purple turquoise parrots by Matthew and Stephanie Mitchell*. The 9 parrots are strung on serpentine with orange coral. Each parrots has a lovely yellow serpentine belly. The winged center parrot has inlaid turquoise, green turquoise, and coral on each wing.
The necklace measures 28 inches including a 6 inch chain. It can be worn from 22-28 inches.
The inspiration for this piece was thinking about parrots in their tropical green environment with colorful flowers.
*Matthew and Stepahanie’s fetishes are currently in the Smithsonian Museum.