This contemporary Santo Domingo hand made feather necklace features a strand of graduated heishi with a mosaic inlaid turquoise feather at the center. The heishi run from 3/8 diameter down to a bit over 1/8 diameter. The necklace was created by Rudy & Mary Coriz from natural semi-precious stones & shells - turquoise, apple coral, pipestone, butterscotch serpentine, yellow serpentine, black jet and more. The feather is inlaid on light green serpentine. Handmade in the traditional ways from stabilized stones - Rudy & Mary do NOT use block turquoise.
The necklace measures about 19 end to end, not counting the feather and 11-1/2 long from the back of the neck to the bottom of the feather. The feather is about 1-7/8 long.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Purchased directly from and hallmarked by the artists, Mary and Rudy Coriz. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included with your purchase.
About the artists: Mary and Rudy Coriz are a husband and wife jewelry team from Santo Domingo Pueblo. They make their heishi and inlaid jewelry in the traditional way. Their jewelry features a wide variety of stones arranged in interesting designs and color patterns. They are most well known for their colorful inlaid feather jewelry