Pre-Columbian Double Eagle Pendant Necklace 70s Alva Museum Replica
Make a statement in this large sized vintage pendant necklace depicting the ancient Pre-Columbian double headed eagle by Alva Museum Replicas, circa 1970s.
The handsomely sized and weighty necklace features the ancient artifact unearthed in Popayán Columbia, that is now on display at the Worcester Art Museum – and depicts the gold electroplated double headed bird or eagle with open beaks, outstretched wings, and splayed out tail feathers.
The pendant portion measures a generous 2&3/8 inches wide by approximately 2&3/4 inches high, and suspends from a 24-inch chain with spring ring clasp. The pendant is marked “Alva”, “Museum Replicas”, and the necklace itself weighs 41.4 grams total.
An advertisement from 1974 by Alva shows the replica eagle pendant when it was first issued.