Seller: lapoesie (649) 100%, Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon, Ships to: US, Item: 291940225623 This sale is for an important collection of Pre-Columbian jade beads, including several pendants. According to an expert who I trust absolutely, these prehistoric beads are made of Central American / South American jade, and were made near Four Corners, in the Chaco Canyon / Window Rock area in what is now Arizona. They were made by the Ancient Pueblo People (the “Anasazi”), before the Navajo came to that region. It is likely that the beads were collected there around the turn of the century (1890-1910). The beads are arranged on a string in a graduated order, with the largest beads and pendants closer to the center of the string. This string has a total of 51 beads, 13 of which are pendants, the non-pendant beads ranging in size from 11mm to 19mm. The large disk-shaped pendant at the center is 32mm in diameter. These are museum quality beads, and I acquired them from a world-class estate collection. They are as found, with two tags. The newer white tag is unmarked, the old toned and torn tag (which has fallen off the string since the picture was taken) has a notation in fountain pen ink on it. Since the tag is half lost, the notation is incomplete, but on it, the beads are identified as Navajo. Please examine the pictures. These beads are guaranteed to be as described. A partial provenance is available. Free shipping within the continental US! My International friends: Please email me for a shipping quote. Condition: Spectacular condition.