Hand carved Cerrillos Turquoise nuggets are individually shaped into adorable Pueblo Maidens. Each with a different hairstyle, personality with inlaid mouth & necklace details of Mediterranean Coral, Pink Japanese Coral, Lapis, Variscite and Serpentine; Eye accents of Black Jet Pigment.
Stranded with natural Italian Coral, bringing a beautiful contrast against the attractive blue hue of the Cerrillos Turquoise.
This necklace features a Jacla: a tear-drop shaped strand of graduated and faceted Tibetan Turquoise beads, hung as a pendant representing Infinity.
A highly coveted and regal example of a Traditional & Ceremonial Pueblo necklace.
Overall length of necklace about 16"long with hand braided cord finish.
Artist: Ray Tsalate
Signed: Ray Tsalate Zuni 08/2022
About: 10 1/2"long/Inner Strand, 12 1/2"long/Outer Strand, 3 5/8"long/Jacla,
1 3/14"tall x 1"wide x 3/4"long- Biggest Maiden/Nugget of Cerrillos Turquoise