This is a marvelous vintage Santo Domingo important necklace handmade by one of the most talented inlaid artist of the Santo Domingo tribe, Chris Nieto. This piece contains 10 fabulous strands of black trade beads with accenting turquoise and mother of pearl stones. Located on both ends of the piece are two accenting silver cones with a beautiful large tradtional silver clasp. This necklace consists of a huge inlaid shell pendant with a gigantic inlaid bail. The shell measures around 2-1/4" X 2-1/4" not including the large bail. Sterling silver, marked. Cir. 1970's+. Artist Chris Nieto . The length of the necklace measures around 20". Sturdy 81 grams.