Our Choco Conus Shell Heishi features colors that are off white with brown banding and a hint of Lavender. It is available in 2-3 mm and 4-5 mm diameter plain strands that are temporarily strung in 24" lengths. They are also available in a graduated width strung in 16" strand). Many other types and sizes of shell heishi are also available. See related items below).
Heishi are the simple yet elegant wafer-like tubular beads which have been used in the jewelry of many cultures from ancient Egypt to the American Southwest. In the Santo Domingo Pueblo of New Mexico the art and craft of heishi making reached its highest form of refinement. Crazy Crow Trading Post's shell heishi is a fine, imported product that should never be confused for the more expensive hand-crafted shell and stone heishi of Native Americans.
Tags: Choco Conus Shell Heishi, Conus Shell Heishi, Conus Pigolinus Shell Heishi, Shell Heishi Beads