Castillo - Navajo Sterling Silver
Paula says - "These are hand made sterling silver Navajo beads. Each bead is hand drawn, punched for holes, stamped, soldered, polished and hand strung on foxtail.
"These handmade sterling silver bead necklaces are often called Navajo Pearls or Desert Pearls."
Sterling silver cone ends with hook and eye clasp.
32 inches end to end. Strung on foxtail.
Foxtail chain is a fine, strong chain made with two rows of oval links arranged at 45° to one another and connected by small flat links running down the chain’s centre. This creates a braided or woven effect with a directional grain and a fullness which gives the appearance of the hairs on a fox’s tail. Foxtail withstands the constant friction of beads moving around without fraying, breaking or stretching out of shape and is often used for stringing large or heavy beads that could cut or damage cord or string. Read more . . .