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Sterling silver finials (end caps) and hook fastener.
Navajo - Lily Yazzie
NH67 - $150 SOLD
Paula says - "A beautifully made necklace of blue turquoise and orange spiny oyster rondelles. A rondelle, or roundel bead, is a bead that is not perfectly round but flattened somewhat, like a saucer. Very nice contrast and a striking necklace!"
Blue turquoise and orange spiny oyster rondelles.
What is heishi?
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 hand made beads of other natural materials including stones when making heishi necklaces. Read more about heishi.
is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a
master healer stone as it is believed to help speed the healing process. It is
also thought that turquoise can help promote honest and clear communication from