Santo Domingo (Kewa)
Santo Domingo (Kewa) 3-Strand Turquoise and Heishi Necklace c. 1920s, 27" length (J12714)
- Circa: 1920s
- Size: 27''
164.1g, 27" length. The word “heishi” means “shell,” although today it is often used to describe the cut style of beads which are small, flat, disc-shapes. It is not uncommon to hear the phrase “turquoise heishi,” for example.