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Paula says -
"It's hard to find bright blue turquoise heishi so we were happy to find these excellent necklaces to offer to you!
"When you buy thick heishi, you need to buy a slightly longer length than you do for thin heishi. For example, for these 3/8 inch thick necklaces, when we list them as 19 inch, they actually measure between 19 1/4 to 19 1/2 inches long from hook to eye but the wearing length is 19 inches so we will list them as 19 inch necklaces."
Ends finished with 7 mm sterling silver beads and sterling silver hook and eye.
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 here: All About Heishi.
in all shades of blue, to blue-green, with a possible shading towards brown-veined