Vintage 1940s Graduated Santo Domingo (Native American) Puka Shell Necklace
ERA: Vintage, 1940s, Native American
MATERIALS: Santo Domingo puka shells
WEIGHT: 29 grams
CONDITION: Very good vintage condition, slight wear commensurate with age
HALLMARKS: None present
This is such a gorgeous choker necklace made from real Santo Domingo puka shells, cut in a heishi shape so they fit alongside each other. These necklaces are so collectable and really stunning! Created by an artisan in the Santo Domingo tribe in New Mexico, it has a graduated look with alternating gray, white, beige, and dark gray shells, adding beautiful interest to the piece.
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