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A single strand of James Coriz's beautiful Orange Tip Olive shell birds.
The birds are set apart with gorgeous olive shell heishi and 6 Turquoise nuggets.
the brilliant and innovative
The wonderful orange of the olive shells is like a ray of sunshine !
Shell Heishi to finish off the ends.
Authentic Santo Domingo
James Coriz Bird Necklace
19 birds in all. Hangs beautifully.
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...
Olive Shell is a tropical snail. Read more about shells and stones.