Mercury-head dime necklace
Native American (Diné)
Object Place: Arizona or New Mexico, United States
61.4 cm (24 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver (116 Mercury head dimes, 4 beads, chain, fittings)
Not On View
One hundred and sixteen Mercury head dimes fit together to form fifty-eight rounded, disc-shaped beads and four silver beads strung on a silver chain with silver fittings.
David Saity, New York City dealer of Native American Indian jewelry, purchased in Southwest. Given to the Museum in May 1999.
Gift of Chaya and David Saity