Sterling Silver, 18K Gold, Sugilite & Red Coral "Planting Songs" Necklace

By Jolene Eustace, Cochiti-Zuni

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Jolene Eustace's mastery of silversmithing and lapidary work is evident in her all hand-fabricated reticulated sterling silver, 18K gold, precious sugilite and vibrant red coral "Planting Songs" necklace. Both the sugilite and red coral specimens are carefully carved, while the hollow tube necklace is intriguing and gorgeous. The carved sugilite is especially large and mouth-watering. 18K gold accents finish this truly unique masterpiece. Overall necklace length is about 18", while the horizontal hollow tube is about 5 1/2" across. The dynamic and colorful sugilite and red coral station hangs at about 2 1/2" and is 1 3/4" wide. Heads will turn to see this amazing necklace that's comfortable to wear. Signed by the artist.