Navajo Shell and Sterling Silver Barrel Bead Necklace

Vintage 1970s hand made Navajo shell and barrel bead necklace. The sterling silver barrel beads were hand formed and soldered. They are tarnished and have a warm patina. Hogan bench beads at the back are hand soldered too.

Necklace is 17 1/2" long. The shell beads are graduated and go from 6.9 mm in diameter to 10.6 mm in diameter. It weighs 48.9 grams. No hallmarks.