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This necklace by treasured Kewa mosaic inlay jeweler, Mary Louise Tafoya who has taken the traditional Kewa Pueblo mosaic style of jewelry to a new level. She designs each piece and creates them alongside her husband, Lorenzo. This pendant on hand-rolled beads will bring springtime brightness to the cloudiest day. The pendant is inlaid with crushed jet in epoxy, turquoise, catlinite, serpentine, spiny oyster shell, and clam to create this beautiful piece of wearable art. The hand-rolled beads are made of clam shell, turquoise, catlinite, serpentine, and apple coral.
Pendant Size: 1.5" H x 1.375" W x .25" Thick
Necklace Length: 16.75" - does not include pendant
Many of the Pueblos in New Mexico took on Spanish names after colonization and are now taking back their original names. Kewa Pueblo is the traditional name of the place and the people. It was known as Santo Domingo Pueblo for many, many years.