Original Mary Tafoya Necklace with Pendant. Hand strung stone necklace measures 17 1/4. Hand stone inlaid pendant measures 4 3/8" high, 1 3/4" wide and 3/8 deep. This handmade inlaid necklace created by Santo Domingo artist Mary Tafoya is of moderate weight and delicately intricate.
The pendant is various stones, including turquoise, inlaid in the contours of a sliced shell. Stones used in the pendant include turquoise, and abalone shell, as well as others.
The beads in the necklace are turquoise. Mary Tafoya is from the Santo Domingo, or Kewa Pueblo, in New Mexico. Her jewellery combines her contemporary vision with a traditional heishi artform. Each of her pieces is a one of a kind work of art.
Mary creates her mosaic jewelry using vibrant contrasting colors of natural materials, and her workplace contains buckets and piles of shell and stone waiting to be reborn into her whimsical, colorful pieces. Marys award winning and highly desired work is featured in many galleries and museums throughout the U. Pictures are of the actual item. If you see any error in the description please let me know.
The item "Native American Necklace Tafoya Handmade Inlaid Shell Turquoise Heishi" is in sale since Tuesday, April 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "mythplaced" and is located in Evergreen, Colorado.
This item can be shipped worldwide.