1200 BCE – 700 CE, Peru
This is the most wonderful shell figure with details of tiny stone beads for the eyes and even an incised mouth at the top. Khadija ingeniously made a cruciform cage to hang the figure pendant. All the cording, as always, is the finest weaving that she does so perfectly.
One of a kind
Frog: just over 1.25 x 1 x .25″
A note about our woven cords. We weave these by hand, every one of them. Like all Jewels’ work no two are exact, as each of us. The work is labor intensive. When warmed to the skin the cord becomes more supple, conforms to the wearer, hangs at it should; the necklace transforms more than just a necklace. It becomes her.