Absolutely beautiful hand made Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace and earrings set. Elegant and beautiful Southwestern collectible jewelry. Turquoise stones with smaller separator "Heishi" shells. Stones are made of bluish-green natural turquoise, hand shaped and polished.
A unique process mastered by the tribe and passed down for centuries. Made by Joe Garcia, Native American artist from the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Southwestern US (New Mexico).A lovely piece of collectible jewelry. 5 strands Necklace size: 31 inches total (end to end) Weight: 131 grams.
Joe is a member of the Santo Domingo Pueblo tribe, New Mexico. Santo Domingo Pueblo is named for St. Dominic, the village celebrates an annual feast day on August 4th of each year to honor him. On that day, residents of the Pueblo and other pueblos participate in traditional corn dances.
Santo Domingo Pueblo is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico, about 25 miles (40 km) south of Santa Fe. Most of the residents of the Pueblo are Native Americans who speak a dialect of the Keresan Language. Much of the Santo Domingo jewelry made today is very similar to Anasazi jewelry found in digs at Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde. Some of the jewelry found in these digs are more than a thousand years old. Santo Domingo Beads are very fine and of high quality grade, some of the best heishi on the market.
The word "Heishi", is from the Keresan word meaning "shell, " and traditionally referred to shell beads. The item "Native American Turquoise Necklace Heishi Beads Hand Made Jewelry Santo Domingo" is in sale since Monday, January 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "tee-warehouse" and is located in Walnut, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.