Inlayed Melon Shell with Turquoise Necklace, by Mary Tafoya
Melon Shell and Turquoise Necklace
Shell inlayed with turquoise; finely rolled heishi necklace, strung on flexible, sturdy wire; a more traditional and special piece from Mary Louise.
- about 19 inches long
- shell length about 1 314 inches
- pendant is 1 inch at widest
Mary Tafoya, Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico)