Mosaic Cowrie Shell Traditional Style Necklace, by Mary Louise Tafoya

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Masterpiece Mosaic and Cowrie Shell Necklace 

Cowrie shells beautifully inlaid with serpentines, corals, thulite, spiny oyster, Kingman turquoise, rodenite, denim lapis, lepidolite and other stones; set with jeweler's epoxy and jet.

Hand-rolled Kingman turquoise beads on sturdy, flexible wire and sterling silver clasp. This is a stunning and unique necklace, reminiscent of the most traditional Kewa jewelry.

  • 18" long
Mary Louise Tafoya, Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo) New Mexico