KEWA HEISHI NECKLACE BY MARY & GERARD CALABAZA. Kewa artists Mary and Gerard Calabaza made this gorgeous necklace out of Turquoise, Melon Shell, Jet, and Apple Coral. Traditionally made by hand cutting, drilling, rolling, and stringing.
Three strands of heishi that is finished off with sterling silver hook and eye, cones, and extender. Fabulous colors that will look great with any outfit. 17 3/4- 22" long (4 1/4" extender). Santo Domingo artists are known for their 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. The item "NATIVE AMERICAN KEWA HEISHI NECKLACE BY MARY & GERARD CALABAZA" is in sale since Sunday, April 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "crowandcactus" and is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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