Circa 1930s Santo Domingo Olive Shell and Rare Lone Mountain Turquoise Necklace
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Beautiful circa 1930 three strand Santo Domingo hand rolled and drilled olive shell necklace set with numerous rare Lone Mountain turquoise hand rolled beads. The turquoise in this piece is a gorgeous deep and light blue with chocolate brown matrix.
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Amazing circa 1930 three strand Santo Domingo hand rolled and drilled olive shell necklace set with numerous rare Lone Mountain turquoise beads. The turquoise in this piece is a gorgeous deep and light blue with chocolate brown matrix. This is a gorgeous early example of a heishi necklace that became the predominant jewelry form in Santo Domingo Pueblo in the modern era. Although the necklaces originating in the 1970 s were mostly made by grinding and drilling the shells on a machine, this necklace was entirely made by hand drilling and hand grinding in the timeless labor intensive manner of previous decades.
Full Length of Necklace: 28 in.
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