Traditional Inlay Shell Necklace
Santo Domingo Pueblo
PAL N 257
All rough turquoise, mother of pearl shells, spiney oyster shells, black jet stones used to hand cut with lapidary saw. Used dremel drill and grinder to sand and polish to finish pieces. All inlay work used epoxy glue to inlay all strips onto the shell let set and fully dry. Sand and polish to finish. Necklaces are strung with wax string. All finding such as cones, hook and eyes, ad beads are sterling silver. Drums used as spacers are handmade sterling silver.