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Contemporary Santo Domingo Kewa Mosaic Inlay Pin/Pendant, Mary Tafoya

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Contemporary Santo Domingo Kewa Mosaic Inlay Pin/Pendant, Mary Tafoya

$135.00

Modern Santo Domingo mosaic multi-colored inlay pin/ pendant combination, handmade by Santo Domingo artist, Mary Tafoya. Measures 2-1/2 inch long by 1-1/2 inches wide by 1/4-inch thick. Item #7159

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Unique one-of-a-kind abstract multigem inlay pin / pendant created by world reknown Santo Domingo artist Mary Tafoya.

This hand made inlaid mosaic pin / pendant features different types and colors of stones, shells, cut at different angles, to fit a design from her memory. The pin/pendant measures 2-1/2 inch long by 1-1/2 inches wide by 1/4-inch thick and weighs 23 grams. The pin mechanism is 1 inch long. The small bale is a clip-on style bale to fit a necklace 3/16-inch wide.

Brand new and in perfect condition. Hallmarked by the artist. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included with your purchase.

About the artist: Mary Tafoya learned her jewelry making techniques from her parents, by helping them string beads. She says that the old style Thunderbird necklaces inlaid on battery casings or records, that were sold during the depression era along highways or on the plaza in Santa Fe were the inspiration for her work. Using natural stones, shells and turquoise, her designs are free form inlay where no two pieces are alike. Sometimes due to the detail of her work, people think her designs are painted, but they are in fact the natural colors of her materials that have been intricately inlaid.