ANA 1398 Multi color Heart pendant
Navajo artist Shirley Henry crafted this multi-color pendant. Set in solid sterling silver. The Heart shape of the design along with the red spiny oyster shell carved heart shell in the center make this piece stand out. The bright colors surrounding the heart also add to this. Measuring approximately 2′ in total length with a width of approximately 1″1/2 this is the perfect size.
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ANA 1398 Multi color Heart pendant Details
Spiny Oyster Shell (orange, purple and reddish colors)
Living Spondylus shells are, indeed, very spiny, but the polished product looks very smooth the most used Spondylid Bivalve shell colors include orange, reds, and purples and may include distinct striations and color variations. One also finds pink, red, brown, yellow, orange, and white on the market. The Yellow Spiny Oyster’s especially rare. In the American Oceans, the Spondylids occur along the North American coasts, as far north as North Carolina, on the Atlantic Coast, and northwestern Mexico, on the Pacific Coast. It develops in waters to South America. The Orange Spiny Oyster occurs in shallow to moderately deep waters, where snorkelers and scuba divers readily harvest them. Purple Spiny Oysters grow in deeper water, making them more difficult to find and harvest.
Cultured opals, often referred to as opalite, are created in laboratories. Pure opals that occur in nature take many years to develop. Mines of natural opals are found across the globe. In the Southwest United States, there are naturally occurring opal fields that are mined.
Charoite: The charoite stone is usually violet, lilac, or lavender in color, and it will vary in shades of dark to light violet. There will also be traces of black, white, and grey on the stone, making it one of the most attractive gemstones in the world. The swirling patterns of purple and other colors also make it one of the most unique! Charoite, also called lilac stone and Charoite Jade, was first discovered in the Sakha Republic, Russia, along the Chara River in the 1940s.It was called charoite when it arrived in the western markets.The word ‘chary’ means magic or charms in the Russian language.