Artie Yellowhorse Spiny Oyster Necklace
Artie Yellowhorse's jewelry is elegant and distinctive, commanding the respect of collectors worldwide. With Artie's precise sterling silver work and dazzling stones, every piece is a beautiful work of art that is a joy to wear! Now, in conjunction with her two daughters, Lei Lani and Desiree, Artie has grown her business and established herself as a fine Navajo jeweler.
This four strand necklace is made by Artie's daughter, Desiree. The spiny oyster shell beads are unique, beautiful and also difficult to harvest. Spiny oysters are covered with menacing spines. These spiny oysters were found off the coast of Baja in Mexico. The shells of the spiny oyster are rare finds and are especially treasured by Native American artists for their beautiful colors.
The beautiful high-quality stones are interspersed with perfectly proportioned silver beads. This distinctive style has made her "Rising Sun" collection very popular among Artie Yellowhorse fans. This necklace is sure to become a treasured heirloom and collector's piece that will be passed down for generations as a choice piece of Navajo wearable art!
The necklace is 17" long with 2" of sterling silver extension links.