ITEM: Turquoise Necklace.
COMPOSITION: Sterling Silver
GEMS: Olive Shell, Sterling Silver
CONDITION: Estate item, Good.
WEIGHT: 79.9 grams.
MEASUREMENT: 18" length with a 5" drop.
MARKS: no visible hallmarks.
COMMENTS: Hand rolled graduated King man Turquoise heishi with a beautiful 5 inch long center section where the beads are spaced apart with olive shell heishi. Four signature Sterling Silver Drum Beads, each with a hand-stamped sun and three dimensional leaves and flower. Crafted in sterling silver. Circa 1995. Adjustable from 16" - 20" In length. A real treasure not to be passed up. Could not find the hallmark or signature of the artist, artists are famous for their skill in making hand rolled and cut beads known as heishi. Made from shell, turquoise, and other stones, they are painstakingly cut by hand into delicate beads and strung on necklaces.
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