VINTAGE 2 STRAND 925 STERLING TURQUOISE HEISHI TWISTED CHOKER NECKLACE 15. This beautiful vintage Native American necklace has two strands of cream color melon shell heishi and GORGEOUS Turquoise heishi beads finishing on back to a very very vintage sterling silver hook and eye closure.
Check out the string knot... Heishi means shell and in the past referred to pieces of shell that have been drilled and hand rolled or ground into bead shapes and strung as necklaces. With the reduced availability of some shell materials, the modern Native American artists also use handmade beads of other natural materials including stones when making heishi necklaces. If you look closely at the turquoise in the photos, you can see the irregular edges of turquoise disks, which means these beautiful stones were hand rolled or grounded into shape. Santo Domingo and San Felipe Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
That's why many people refer to this type of jewelry as. If you want an authentic, traditional heishi necklace this is the necklace for you! PLEASE NOTE: The photographs give the illusion the jewelry look larger than it is: this is to show you the detail you could not see without a magnifying glass.Please look at ALL photographs postedthere is always one or two photos with ruler measurements in every listing createdthanks! Thanks for looking and have a great day! INFO FOR BUYERSnot very exciting to read, but just in case you need to know.
If you need more time, please contact me. Information as to the origin or authenticity of items is searched. The most accurate description is in the pictures, so please review them carefully. Unless otherwise noted, everything I sell is vintage, antique, used, secondhand, and will have fair wear.All items are packaged carefully to the extent required for each item. I hate having to charge it, you hate having to pay it. Please contact me immediately if there is a problem to receive proper instruction for return. The item "VINTAGE 2 STRAND 925 STERLING REAL NATURAL TURQUOISE HEISHI TWISTED NECKLACE 15" is in sale since Saturday, October 03, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "mishambrosia" and is located in Alvaton, Kentucky.
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