Santo Domingo Turquoise Coral Heishe Necklaces

Santo Domingo Turquoise Coral Heishe Necklaces

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Santa Domingo people are know for their lapidary skills. In particular for their extremely fine heishe. Heishe is the process where stone is worked until it is as smooth and fine as a strand of human hair. this is a very difficult and time consuming process. Often, as much as two thirds of the turquoise or other material that is being worked is...
Santa Domingo people are know for their lapidary skills. In particular for their extremely fine heishe. Heishe is the process where stone is worked until it is as smooth and fine as a strand of human hair. this is a very difficult and time consuming process. Often, as much as two thirds of the turquoise or other material that is being worked is turned to dust. The test to tell the quality of the heishe is to simply hold one end of the heishe necklace and run your fingers down the strand. Fine quality heishe will fill smooth... like human hair. Less
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Santo Domingo Turquoise Coral Heishe Necklaces

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