Handmade Santo Domingo Pueblo Scene Necklace


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Santo Domingo Pueblo Scene Necklace

Santo Domingo Pueblo Scene Necklace handmade by the amazing Joseph Coriz. This remarkable necklace features a fabulous square pendant with a piece of kingman turquoise. The turquoise is surrounded by handmade petroglyphs depicting a harvest scene on the pueblo. The pendant hangs from a beautiful strand of handmade silver beads with a piece of kingman turquoise as the clasp. The beads measure 16″ inches long and the pendant measures 2″ inches.

Native American Artist: Joseph Coriz

Joseph Coriz

From the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Joseph Coriz is a self-taught silversmith and jewelry artist who has been creating traditional Native American jewelry for the nearly two decades.

A draftsman for 23 years, Coriz decided he wanted something different for himself; something meaningful. Through jewelry-making Coriz realized he could tell his grandfather’s story and the story of his heritage. Working with the highest quality coral and turquoise in all of his pieces, each one-of-a-kind necklace and bracelet brings to life the rich history of his Native American culture.

Known also for his sterling silver overlay design where he incorporates traditional symbols and patterns, Coriz has built a reputation as a standout in Native American and Southwestern jewelry design.