Reversible Single Strand Handmade Heishi Bead Necklace using Melon Shell, Jet, Turquoise, Lapis and Spiny Oyster Shell Handmade by Charlene Reano. This necklace also features five mosaic inlaid tabs using Jet, Mother of Pearl, Serpantine, Turquoise, Lapis, Spiny Oyster Shell and Melon Shell. It is finished with a silver hook and eye clasp. Charlene Reano Mosaic Reversible Necklace
Charlene Reano of San Felipe is married into the Reano family. Santo Domingans are well-known for their inlay work. Charlene’s inlaid earrings and bracelets have the appearance of intricate, colorful tiles – a mosaic of rich color and pattern. The type of inlay work created by Charlene and her in-laws has a revered history dating back to their Anasazi ancestors. Stunning earrings and pendants have been unearthed from ancient dwellings – extraordinary pieces made by patient hands one thousand years ago.
Santo Domingo / Kewa
Melon Shell, Jet, Lapis, Mother of Pearl Shell, Serpantine, Spiny Oyster Shell, Turquoise
Measures 21" Long