Dentalium shell earrings
Dentalium shell earrings are a must have accessory in Indian Country. These classic earrings consist of naturally elegant dentalium shells accented with blue faceted glass beads and deerskin by Esther Belin, Navajo Nation. The earrings measure 11cm in length.
For thousands of years women of the coastal tribes of California have traded with women of the tribes in the landlocked deserts of the southwest. These earrings represent that relationship.