Len Wood's Indian Territory. Antique Santo Domingo Turquoise necklace. With turquoise jacla drops c 1920s. Recently restrung as shown in photos so secure for wear and display.
Jaclas were originally worn as earrings but in the 20th century. They were worn added to the bottom of necklaces by both Navajo and Pueblo men and women. The natural Nevada turquoise is in countless different shades of blues and greens with copper and iron matrix. And not the "uniform solid sky blue" seen in commercially treated modern turquoise. 32" long necklace + 5" jaclas.
As worn About 22 from top to bottom (including jaclas). From a private estate collection.Notes from Len Wood's Indian Territory Gallery. Shown here is an excellent example of a necklace in great condition. Please view photographs attached in listing for a visual representation of this item's condition. Satisfaction and Authenticity is Guaranteed with every order that you place with us.
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The item "Antique Santo Domingo Turquoise Heishi Necklace with Jacla Drops c. 1920s 32" is in sale since Thursday, February 1, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Jewelry". The seller is "indian_territory" and is located in Aliso Viejo, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia.