Necklace, Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, early 60's-the turquoise/tortoise shell combination = beautiful-(*the later outlawed for use in the early 70's). Found at the LBC flea-Happy Birthday Sticks! X/O


Golden Smith said...

yeah tortoise shell- very beautiful. Awesome for shades too, hey.
Chuang-Tzu was right;
if you dont want to get used up by everyone,
you have to be ugly and useless.
But then DH Lawrence said he wanted to be thoroughly spent by the time he died, all used up.
R, you got me philosophising over tortoises and their beautiful shell!
hmm where was I ? oh yes;
nice beads...

Erin said...

wow, super pretty.