12 Strand Mediterranean Coral Bead Necklace, c. 1980
Exquisite 12 strand natural Mediterranean coral hand strung necklace by Cochiti Pueblo artist Cecil Quintana. Strung with accents of sterling silver beads, and one Kingman Turquoise nugget that is meant to be worn over the heart. This necklace measures 26" long, and is in mint condition.
Cecil Quintana was the founder of Quintana Galleries located in Portland, OR. He only created a handful of works, making this a truly rare piece. Provenance provided.