Charlotte Reano Dry Creek Turquoise Nugget Necklace
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Charlotte Reano from Santo Domingo Pueblo made this fine six strand necklace from rough gem grade natural Dry Creek turquoise that was rolled and drilled all by hand. This is a technique that can be achieved by very few jewelers as all untreated turquoise is naturally soft and difficult to drill. She interspersed the nuggets with inlaid beads, lapis and coral. They are strung on olive shell heishi adding beautiful contrast to the rarity and beauty of the turquoise. The Dry Creek mine is no longer producing making this quality a rarity on the market today. The finished necklace is as lovely and as authentic as it is collectible.
Necklace Length Clasp Included: 26-1/2 in. (Plus a 3-1/2 in. Extender) Strand Width: 1/4 in. (at widest point)
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