Here we have a fine white clam shell heishi necklace of three strands and matching two-strand earrings in a style that I call "hoop loops." The heishi beads are small and relatively smooth, in spite of them being varied in size. It is hard to imagine the work that went into creating these heishi beads. They are so delicate, and not even considering the work of stringing them together, it's mind-boggling when you consider how heishi beads are made. From the Santa Fe Collectors Guide: "A string of good heishi will have a uniform consistency. If you gently pull it through your hand, it should feel like a single serpent-like piece." It may look like it's done by a machine, but: "The truth is, if it seems exquisitely perfect, it was most likely made by the hands of a highly-skilled, extremely patient craftsperson." The necklace is finished with silver cones, as are the earrings.
The necklace measures about 26" long, and the earrings are about 3" long but dangle closer to 3-1/2". The heishi beads are super small, and we are talking 2mm-ish size. Total weight of the necklace is about 21g, and the earrings weigh 3g each or 6g total.
Perfect gift for the collector of authentic old Native American jewelry.
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