American Indian Turquoise jewelry,necklace,This Vintage Native American Jewelry Turquoise necklace was purchase thirty years ago. The 30 gorgeous large nuggets of turquoise with tiny shell spacers and silver hook form a 36 inch strand.
This colorful necklace is made of old beads from a Fulani woman’s waist belt. The Fulani are a nomadic tribe from Cameroon, and these belts were typically worn under the women’s skirts. The sterling silver hook and eye clasp was handmade in Sri Lanka.