20 Strand Loloma Necklace

$28,500.00

1 in stock

Description

 

20 strand necklace with freshwater pearls, accents of coral, lapis, and Lone Mountain turquoise. 14k gold handmade cones and chain extender added by Sonwai with her hallmark. Circa mid-1980s.

Dimensions: 28” length with a chain extender

Artists: Charles Loloma (Hopi), Sonwai – Verma Nequatewa (Hopi)

Artist

Charles Loloma

Born in the Hopi village of Hotevilla in 1921 to parents who were respected craftspeople, Charles Loloma exhibited remarkable artistic ability while still in grade school. As a teenager he developed a noteworthy resume as a muralist, working with Olaf Nordmark and Fred Kabotie to create murals for San Francisco’s Golden Gate International Exposition (1939) and for the Museum of...read more