Exquisite Turquoise & Silver Inlaid Shell Necklace

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This wonderful Santo Domingo clam shell pendant is inlaid with dreamy blue turquoise shot through with bars of sterling silver. The glossy turquoise is mottled with a lovely greeny-gold matrix. A marvelous marriage of natural beauty and exquisite craftsmanship. The shell hangs on a decorative engraved silver bale from a modern sterling silver box chain. Circa 1980.

This wonderful style of inlaid shell originates with the Kewa Pueblo, previously known as the Pueblo of Santo Domingo, people of New Mexico.

Details.....The chain is 18" long. The shell measures 1.60" by 1.85", 2.4" with bale. In Very Good Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on your vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of the charm.

Item #JJ450

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