Navajo Heishi and Silver Beaded Necklace c. 1970s, 18" length (J11477)


Additional Information

  • Circa: 1970s
  • Size: 18''
25.7g, 18" length. Acquired from a private collection in Arizona. The owner inherited this bracelet from her mother-in-law, who had collected for over forty years on the reservation. It was a passion of hers. The word “heishi” means “shell,” although today it is often used to describe the cut style of beads that are small, flat, disc-shapes.

Site Content Copyright 1996-2022. Permission to reproduce photos and paintings in this online catalog secured by J. Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery Inc. All rights reserved. No portion of this online catalog may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written or email permission from J. Mark Sublette, Medicine Man Gallery, Inc.