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RHODOCHROSITE & TURQUOISE NECKLACE BY LENORE AND OWEN CHEYKAYCHI

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Beautiful combination of colors.  Santo Domingo/Hopi artists, Lenore and Owen Cheykaychi created this necklace out of turquoise, rhodochrosite, and olive shell heishi.  Traditionally made by hand cutting, drilling, rolling, and stringing.  One beautiful strand is then finished off with a sterling silver clasp.  A unique statement piece that you will enjoy for many years.
Beads are about 1/4″ wide,

Heishi beads are about 1/8″ wide
16  1/2” long
Santo Domingo artists are known for their heishi.  The word “heishi means “shell” in the Keresan language.  Traditionally Santo Domingo jewelry makers created their heishi jewelry out of shell.  The shell is hand cut into a flat disc.  Today, other stones that Santo Domingo artists cut in this manner, are also referred to as heishi.  With modern tools and innovations, artists can create different styles of beads and use different gemstones like turquoise, coral, jet, serpentine, and spiny oyster.
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Weight .5 lbs
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