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Six Strand Turquoise Heishi Necklace


Item Number: DR 1138
Pueblo: Santo Domingo Kewa Peublo
Artist: Bessie Rosetta
Medium: Turquoise and sterling silver
Age: 1960s
Dimensions: 30″ long



This is a beautiful necklace of six strands of green-blue turquoise heishi  which ends with sterling silver cone beads and clasp. The hand cut heishi has that wonderful serpentine feel as it slides through your hand — exquisite. According to Michael, the artist’s son, his mother wore this necklace to dances at Taos and at Santo Domingo Kewa pueblos.

Condition: Excellent- original condition
Provenance: Acquired from the artist’s son.

Additional information

Weight 3 oz