Sterling Silver Handmade Bead Necklace


Item Number: DR 1568
Pueblo: Kewa Santo Domingo Pueblo
Artists: Joe and LeJeune Chavez
Medium: Sterling silver
Age: 2021
Dimensions: 26” long



This gorgeous sterling silver bead necklace is accented with a beautiful dragonfly. All of the beads are handmade and range in size from ¼” to 1 ¼” as they graduate down the necklace. Each of the individual beads is stamped with a variety of designs. The larger beads are separated by smaller beads in order to showcase the stamping. Joe also created clasp and barrel beads. This necklace is signed by the artist on the dragonfly, on the barrel beads and on the hook.

The sterling silver dragonfly is 2” x 2” and is created with beautiful textured overlay designs. Dragonflies are found around water and always signifies life, for where there are dragonflies, there is water; where there is water, there is life.

Condition: Excellent – new.
Provenance: Purchased from the artists.