A Voice Inside the Shell: Heishi Demonstration

Saturday May 20, 2017

2401 12th St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Cost:

FREE

Contact:

Phone: 505-724-3506
Website: Click to Visit

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Jewelry artists Nick Rosetta discusses cutting and grinding to sanding and polishing. Rosetta is one of a few artists who still creates these iconic shell and gemstone beads entirely by hand.

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Nick Rosetta is a jewelry artist from Santo Domingo Pueblo known for his exquisite handcrafted heishi beads. From cutting and grinding to sanding and polishing, Rosetta is one of only a few artists who still creates these iconic shell and gemstone beads entirely by hand. Join him at Shumakolowa Native Arts for a special discussion of his work, from the history of heishi to the tools and materials he uses.