Matt Coriz Spiney Oyster Necklace
This collector's necklace is made by Matt Coriz, Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. It is made with spiny oyster shell beads and a whole spiny oyster shell as the center pendant. The shell is inlayed with turquoise, shell and jet. Each of the 4 silver beads are also inlayed with stones on every side of the cubed bead. It measures 30'' long with a 5.5'' hanging pendant. The pendant measures 3.75 x 3.75'' and each silver inlayed bead measures 1 1/4 x 1 1/8''. It is finished with a custom inlayed clasp.