Santo Domingo Clamshell

Santo Domingo Clamshell

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Beautifully handmade turquoise and shell necklace from the Santo Domingo people. The clamshell is inlaid with turquoise and finished with a sterling silver strip. The pendant sits on a heishi necklace and has a sterling silver clasp.
The inlaying of the clamshell and the making of heishi is an ancient art that has been found in archaeological sites of the Ancient Pueblo natives from over 1,000 years ago. Heishi beading pre-dates the introduction of metals in jewellery. It is made by hand by highly skilled and patient artist.

Measures Pendant hight 20mm, width 23mm
Heishi necklace 18"

We use natural gemstones which are unique. No two gemstones will ever be alike. Gemstones will have natural inclusions which are part of the stone.


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Express UK Delivery 1-2 working days £8.00