Turquoise & Abalone Shell Necklace by Lester Abeyta
About the Artist: Lester Abeyta (b. 1977) is from Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo), NM. He is best known for his stone slab earrings and beaded necklaces of shell and stone. The beads are often cut, ground and strung in graduated sizes with the narrow taper in the neck. Abeyta learned from his mother Delia and father Richard. he believes that traditional jewelry is a link between humans and the Earth around us.
Tribe: Santo Domingo Pueblo
Necklace Length: 20 1/2"