Santo Domingo today is the leading producer of the sliced handmade flat circular beads known as. Some heishi necklaces contain over 10,000 beads so finely cut they look like strands of hair. Santo Domingo Pueblo is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico, about 25 miles (40 km) south of Santa Fe.
In the last US Census, the population was 2,550. Most of the residents of the Pueblo are Native Americans who speak a dialect of the Keresan Language. One of the largest, most populous and most prosperous of the Rio Grande Pueblos, Santo Domingo is located near the original Cerrillos turquoise mines, and the people have a distinguished history of jewelry making. Many collectors around the world prize the jewellery of Santo Domingo for its clean, modern look. In truth, the jewellery produced at Santo Domingo today is very similar to that produced in the Anasazi Pueblos a thousand years ago.
The Santo Domingos are very well known for there bead jewellery and especially turquoise bead jewellery. Authentic Santo Domingo Bead Jewellery is highly coveted. The item "GENUINE SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO HEISHI BEAD SILVER & TURQUOISE NECKLACE" is in sale since Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Ethnic & Tribal Jewellery\Native American". The seller is "wedding-craft-supplies" and is located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.