Beautiful Waterfall Necklace featuring 3 Strands of Genuine Kingman Turquoise rolled Heishi Beads. Finished with Pen Shell Heishi and Sterling Silver Cones, Clasp and Extender. Created by Santo Domingo Artist Lester Abeyta. The Santo Domingo Pueblo is in New Mexico, near Santa Fe. Lester Abeyta (Santo Domingo Pueblo) won first place in the Jewelry/Lapidary category at the IACA 2011 artist of the year awards. Lester is well known for his traditional stone and shell jewelry. His work is a reflection of the ancient techniques and styles of the Santo Domingo People, yet is fashionable in today's contemporary world. His parents, Richard and Delia Abeyta, taught Lester from an early age both the traditional and contemporary methods of lapidary art. All of his jewelry is hand made from raw materials utilizing both lapidary techniques.
Authentic Native American Jewelry
Necklace is 20" long.
Plus a 3" Sterling Silver Extender.
The turquoise beads graduate from 1/2" wide to 1/8" wide.