MARY FRANCIS CORIZ AGUILAR Santo Domingo (Kewa’) Inlay Shell Pendant

$289.00

1 in stock

Description

  • Tucson Indian Jewelry purchased this piece directly from the artist.
  • Beautiful Inlay Shell Pendant by famed Santo Domingo (Kewa’) silversmith Mary Francis Coriz Aguilar
  • Mary Coriz learned the art of stone on shell mosaic inlay work from her mother Mary Lovato.
  • The shell has overlay of turquoise and spiny oyster pieces highlighting a sterling silver bordered flower.
  • The sterling silver findings are handmade by Mary’s fiance John Aguilar.  MFCA is stamped on the inside of the bale.
Materials Used
Shell, Turquoise, Spiny Oyster, Sterling Silver
Height
2-1/2″ with bale, 1-7/8 just the shell
Width
2″ wide at it’s widest point
Hallmarks / Artist
MFCA = Mary Francis Coriz Aguilar, Santo Domingo (Kewa’)
Weight
25.4 grams