Mayocoba Native Seed Beads NecklaceSABB001
This multi-strand necklace is an artistic interpretation that highlights our historic cultural connection to the foodways of the Southwestern United States. It offers the wearer an opportunity to connect with the biodiversity and beauty of the seeds developed in our aridlands over millennia by indigenous peoples and settlers.
- Hand crafted, one-of-a-kind
- 8-strand braided mixture of hand drilled heritage seeds
- Approx 22-26 inches
- Magnetic clasp
- Varieties may include: Anasazi, Four Corners Gold, Black Calypso, New Mexico Bolitas, Mayocoba, Hopi Yellow Lima, Tarahumara Purple, Rattlesnake, and Cocopah Brown
- Created by two Native Seeds/SEARCH volunteers. "It all started while we were packing seeds for sale through the Native Seeds/SEARCH retail store. One of us said that the beans we were weighing were pretty enough to be beads on a necklace. We drilled our first bead that same day."