Absolutely beautiful hand made Navajo turquoise necklace. Elegant and beautiful Southwestern collectible jewelry. High grade Turquoise stones with Sterling Silver separators and natural Heishi shell tips. 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 Loretta Williams, Native American artist from the Navajo Nation, Southwestern US. A lovely piece of collectible jewelry Necklace size: 24 inches total (end to end) Weight: 57 grams. Loretta is a member of the Navajo tribe, New Mexico.
The Navajo Nation is an American Indian territory covering about 17,544,500 acres, occupying portions of northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and northwestern New Mexico in the United States. This is the largest land area retained by an indigenous tribe in the United States, with a population of roughly 350,000. The word "Heishi", is from the Keresan word meaning "shell, " and traditionally referred to shell beads. The item "Navajo Turquoise Necklace Heishi Beads Hand Made Native American Jewelry" 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.