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No. 158
A single strand necklace of seed form beads. The central pendant is a floral form ancient mirror knapped from obsidian. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
Total necklace length: 15 1/2"
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No. 159
A very handsome necklace formed by grouping rounded obsidian razor blades, knapped to a nearly transparent thinness. The varying diameters of the razors offers the opportunity of creating a graduated necklace. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
15"
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No. 162
A necklace created from heavier seed form beads. The centerpiece is a large glossy obsidian blade perforated at each end. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
17"
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No. 163
A seed form bead necklace with a very unusual v form obsidian blade as a centerpiece. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
17 1/2"
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No. 164
A necklace made from seed form beads with eight small bells mounted on either side of an intricately formed and quite beautiful obsidian centerpiece. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
27"
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No. 165
A necklace made from seed form beads with a lovely centerpiece knapped from glossy obsidian. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
17"
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No. 166
A double strand of seed form beads has a circular obsidian mirror as a central pendant. Aztec/Mixtec.
ca. 1300-1500 AD.
16 1/2"
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No. 58
Mixtec "mahogany" obsidian discs interspersed with black shell beads.
ca. 1200-1400 AD.
15 1/2"
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No. 60
Mixtec necklace composed of "mahogany" obsidian interspersed with flower forms.
ca.1200-1400 AD.
17"
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No. 70
Very small Colima spondylus shell beads centered with a Chupicuaro figure and mahogany obsidian.
ca. 200 BC - 200 AD.
32"