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A Doris Coriz original creation.
Shell heishi in between stones and shells
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and Doris Coriz
Special features include a centerpiece square of charoite and an Acoma Jet raven with a tiny piece of tuquoise on his wing.
Each necklace is unique and a work of art.
Santo Domingo Pueblo artists are famous for their skill in making hand rolled and cut beads known as heishi. Made from shell, turquoise, and other stones, they are painstakingly cut by hand into delicate beads and strung on necklaces.
James Del Coriz and Dolorita G. Coriz of Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico make jewelry in the traditional Santo Domingo way and use excellent Kingman and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. The beads are hand cut and turned and show excellent character and workmanship. Read more about the artists...