Known as "Baca Beads" this is a beautiful 18" single strand necklace of organic freshwater pearls, Baca beads and a Heart Enhancer. If you love the idea of a truly unique alternative to the traditional pearl necklace, then you'll adore this head-turning necklace. Baca beads are beautiful when worn in groups. They are sterling silver, handmade strands. Each bead is two-tone; half is a shiny silver patina and half is a dark patina giving the necklace depth and dimension.
Lawrence Baca is a multi-talented, award winning jewelry designer, born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His design inspiration is defined by the strong Hispanic and Native American cultural influences. The common theme in all his work is a combination of Spanish Colonial Ecclesiastical with roots in the earliest phase of Native American old Pawn.
Baca’s use of materials range from sterling silver to 24 karat gold. He also uses a wide variety of gems and stones to create one of a kind designs. There is no work like Lawrence Baca’s--the rugged splendor is pure joy, palpable. You simply feel lighter and happier in its presence. Collectors worldwide return to Santa Fe for his new works and people who see it for the first time are mesmerized by the depths of his heartfelt style.