Santo Domingo (Kewa)
Santo Domingo (Kewa) 5-Strand Turquoise and Heishi Necklace c. 1970-80s, 25" length (J91993C-0921-018)
- Circa: 1970-80s
- Size: 25''
82.6g, 25" length. Acquired from a private collection in Massachusetts. 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.