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Description

Necklace, of coral and gold: Americas, USA, New Mexico, Navajo, Laguna and Santo Domingo, by Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird, 2009

Museum reference

V.2009.245

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Necklace

Production information

Johnson, Yazzie, 1946 (b.), Jeweller
New Mexico, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA
Bird, Gail, 1949 (b.), Jeweller
New Mexico, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Date

2009

Style / Culture

Navajo, Southwest, Native American
Laguna, Southwest, Native American
Santo Domingo, Southwest, Native American

Materials

Gold, Coral

Physical description

A necklace of mediterranean coral beads (around 98), interspersed with nine 18 carat gold disks, and with six set cabochon coral stones, set in overlay gold with butterfly motifs on the reverse.

On display

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