The Most Talented Santo Domingo Inlay Artist Necklace
This is a breathtaking vintage Santo Domingo necklace handmade by one of the most skilled inlay artist of the tribe, Chris Nieto. Check out that fabulous shell heishi and turquoise heishi that is wonderfully placed on 6 strands. This piece contains a fabulous inlaid feather pendant that consists of jet, coral, gaspeite, yellow shell, mother of pearl and turquoise. Located on both ends of the piece are two sterling silver cones with a traditonal silver clasp. Sterling silver, marked. Cir. 1980's+. Signed by Santo Domingo artist Chris Nieto. The length of the necklace measures around 16-1/2". Sturdy 49 grams.