This is a superlative vintage Santo Domingo squaw necklace having some of the largest purple shells we have ever seen on a necklace! The impressive shells are wonderfully sectioned by hand cut white shell heishi. This piece consists of a wonderful intricately hand woven squaw neck tie. The average shell measures around 1" X 5/8". Cir. 1970's+. Mary Lovato . The length of the necklace measures around 31". Sturdy 276 grams. MAKE US AN OFFER- We like to be flexible! Send us your reasonable offer on this piece(s), you have nothing to lose. The most common email we receive is from buyers who waited too long and someone bought it before they did. LAYAWAYS- Please contact us prior to purchasing and we can work out an easy 0%-interest Paypal/ Money Order lay-a-way plan that fits your budget. (Item must be of $100 value or more).