Dentalium shell earrings by Esther Belin

Dentalium shell earrings by Esther Belin

£65.00

Dentalium shell earrings are a must have accessory in Indian Country. These classic earrings consist of naturally elegant dentalium shells accented with faceted glass beads and deerskin by Esther Belin, Navajo Nation. The earrings measure 8.5cm in length.

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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 faceted glass beads and deerskin by Esther Belin, Navajo Nation. The earrings measure 8.5cm 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.

 

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