Choctaw Keith

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Bead Embroidery Necklaces

Bead embroidery necklaces vary from simple framed mineral gemstones to large pieces containing numerous stones. The neckstrap may be embroidered or made from seed beads in various stitches or a variety of bead stringing methods. Clasps are sterling silver or gold plate.

picture of large bead embroidery necklace using a large chrysacola center focal stones and two smaller tear drop shaped, blue turqoise focal sides to the sides.  Turquoise chips and glass beads are used for the raised background.  The necklace fringe is made of teal glass beads.  The necklace length is adjustable from 18 to 22 inches and has a sterling silver toggle clasp.

Chrysacola/turquoise Necklace. This necklace uses a large chrysacola focal stone with two smaller turquoise focal stones on each side. The picture does not do justice to the beauty of the large Chrysacola focal stone. It has sculptural turquoise chips and beads for the raised background and the fringe. The three strand necklace strap is chrysacola beads. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. The necklace is backed with ultra-suede. $750

picture of large bead embroidery collar using five faceted rhodochrosite bead focal stones.  The beads are framed with rhodochrosite chips.  The clasp is a faceted rhodochrosite bead.  Collar length is 18 inches and has a hook clasp.

Rhodochrosite Collar. This necklace uses five faceted rhodochrosite bead focal stones framed with rhodochrosite chips. The clasp is a faceted rhodochrosite bead with a hook style clasp. The necklace is backed with ultra-suede. $500


picture of large bead embroidery necklace using turquoise focal stones.  Turquoise chips and small turquoise beads are used for the raised background and in the necklace fringe.  The necklace length is 18 inches and has a sterling silver hook clasp.

Turquoise Garden Necklace. This necklace uses turquoise focal stones and turquoise chips and beads for the raised background and the fringe. The clasp is sterling silver hook style. The necklace is backed with ultra-suede. $1,800 SOLD

picture of large bead embroidery collar using seven graduated tiger eye cabochon focal stones.  The cabochons are framed with tiger eye chips.  The clasp is a tiger eye bead.  Collar length is 18 inches and has a sterling silver hook clasp.

The Empress Collar. This necklace uses seven graduated tiger eye cabochon focal stones framed with tiger chips. The clasp is a tiger eye bead with a sterling silver hook style clasp. The necklace is backed with ultra-suede. $1400 SOLD



picture of large bead embroidery necklace using three large picture jasper focal stones.  Smaller turquoise tear shaped beads are used around the jasper stones and in the necklace fringe.  The necklace length is 18 inches and has a sterling silver hook clasp.

Desert Turquoise Necklace. This necklace uses three picture jasper focal stones and small turquoise teardrops for color. The turquoise teardrops also end the fringe. The clasp is sterling silver hook style. The necklace is backed with ultra-suede. $500

picture of necklace using five blue (dyed) agate beads as focal stones and framed with gold, black and blue #6 seed beads.  Clasp is gold plate lobster-claw.  Necklace length is 18 to 20 inches.

Blue Agate Splendor Necklace. This necklace is made with five blue (dyed) agate focal beads and framed with gold, black and blue #6 seed beads. The necklace is matching seed beads with a gold plate lobster-claw clasp. The necklace is backed with ultra-suede. $400



Native American Rosettes

Native American Rosettes are a popular decoration for both men and women. Designs may be geometric or pictoral. All rosettes have a necklace length of 26 inches. The rosettes are suede backed, signed and dated.

picture of rosette with white, gray and black star pattern.

White and black star Rosette. This medallion is 2 3/4 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated . $70 SOLD

picture of black and white rosette

Black and white Rosette. This medallion is 2 3/4 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated. $70 SOLD


picture of rosette with red, white and blue sunface pattern.

Red, White and Blue Sunface Rosette. This medallion is 2 3/4 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated . $70

picture of rosette with red, white , black and yellow four winds pattern.

Four Winds Rosette. This medallion is 2 3/4 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated . $70


picture of rosette with white and black feathers radiating from center on green background.

White Feather Rosette. This medallion is 2 1/2 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated 1/24/13. $70

picture of rosette with elk head on sky blue background.

Elk Rosette. This medallion is 4 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated. $90


picture of rosette with feathers on blue background.

Blue Feather Rosette. This medallion is 2 3/4 inches in diameter. It is backed with suede, signed and dated. $70



Contemporary Single Mineral Gemstone Necklaces

Mineral gemstone necklaces use one, or more, focal stones surrounded by beads embroidered into a design to enhance the beauty of the stone. Necklaces may consist of sead beads in a variety of stitches or mineral gemstone beads or a combination of both. Clasps will be sterling silver or gold-plate.

picture of necklace using Kingman turquoise  focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with dark cream #11 seed beads with turquoise #11 beads in edging. This necklace uses a 24mm by 40mm shield shaped Kingman turquoise cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch with cream and turquoise #11 seed beads in 20 inch length.

Kingman Turquoise necklace. This necklace uses a 24mm by 40mm Kingman Turquoise cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 20 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle styl in a gecko design. $140.

picture of necklace using 25mm by 42mm teardrop azurite focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with green rainbow #11 seed beads. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 20 inch length.

Azurite necklace. This necklace uses a 25mm by 42mm teardrop azurite cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 20 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $140.


picture of necklace using Kingman turquoise  focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with gold #11 seed beads. This necklace uses a 37mm by 25mm shield shaped Kingman turquoise cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch with gold seed beads in 20 inch length.

Kingman Turquoise necklace. This necklace uses a 37mm by 25mm Kingman Turquoise cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 20 inch length. The clasp is gold plate toggle style. $120

picture of necklace using 30mm round aquaterra jasper focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with bronze #11 seed beads. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 23 inch length. The edge is done in a

Aquaterra Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a 30mm round aquaterra jasper cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 23 inch length with a ruffled edge of #15 bronze rocaille beads. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110. This necklace can be purchased at the Artshak in Southport, NC.


picture of necklace using 50mm by 40mm triangular Mona Lisa turquoise focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with turquoise #11 seed beads. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 24 inch length.

Mona Lisa Turquoise Necklace. This necklace uses a 50mm by 40mm triangular Mona Lisa Tuquoise cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 24 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style in gecko design. $220.

picture of necklace using a 32mm by 42mm picture jasper cabochon focal stone. It is embroidered with beige #11 seed beads.  The necklace is beige with oxblood accent #11 seed beads in double St. Petersburg stitch.

Picture Jasper Red Bluffs Necklace. This necklace uses a 32mm by 42mm picture jasper cabochon focal stone". The necklace is 24 inch length done in double St. Petersburg stitch and has a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110. This necklace can be purchased at the Artshak in Southport, NC.


picture of necklace using 20mm by 30mm rectangular tigereye focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with gold #11 seed beads. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 21 inch length.

Tigereye necklace. This necklace uses a 20mm by 30mm rectangular tigereye cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 21 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using a 30mm by 53mm petrified wood cabochon focal stone. The stone is light grays to dark browns.  It is embroidered with dark brown #11 seed beads.  The necklace is dark brown #11 seed beads in double St. Petersburg chain stitch.

Petrified Wood Necklace. This necklace uses a 30mm by 53mm petrified wood cabochon focal stone". The necklace is 25 inch length and has a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110


picture of necklace using 25mm by 53mm petrified wood focal stone in cream to dark brown shades.  The medallion is embroidered with cream #11 seed beads and the necklace is don in cream and brown #11 seed beads in double St. Petersburg chain stitch.

Petrified Wood necklace. This necklace uses a 25mm by 53mm petrified wood cabochon focal stone. The necklace is done in a double St. Petersburg chain stitch in 23 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110. This necklace can be purchased at the Artshak in Southport, NC.

picture of necklace using a trapezoidal Kambamba coral focal stone.

Kabamba Coral Necklace. This necklace uses a Kabamba Coral cabochon focal stone". The necklace is 19 inch length and has a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110. This necklace can be purchased at the Artshak in Southport, NC.


picture of necklace using trapezoidal Mexican Jasper focal stone.  The medallion is embroidered with rose and brown #11 seed beads.

Mexican Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a 37mm by 30mm Mexican Jasper cabochon focal stone. The necklace is done in a double St. Petersburg chain stitch in 17 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using a mexican jasper cabochon bezeled with brown and rose seed beads. The necklace is 20 inches in brown and rose #11 seedbeads in double St. Petersburg chain stitch. The clasp is sterling silver toggle type.

Mexican Jasper Necklace. This necklace uses a 40mm by 30mm Mexican Jasper cabochon bezeled by #11 seed beads. The necklace is 20 inches length in double St. Petersburg chain stitch with a sterling silver toggle style clasp. $80


picture of necklace using petrified wood focal stone.  The medallion is embroidered with borwn and crystal #11 seed beads.

Petrified Wood necklace. This necklace uses a 45mm by 35mm slab of petrified wood as a focal stone. The necklace is done in a double St. Petersburg chain stitch in 18 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using oval rose quartz focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with pink #11 seed beads. This necklace uses a 32mm by 42mm rose quartz cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 21 inch length.

Rose Quartz necklace. This necklace uses a 32mm by 42mm rose quartz cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 21 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110 This necklace can be purchased at the Artshak in Southport, NC.


picture of necklace using gray/cream colored oval jasper focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with gray ceylon #11 seed beads.

Gray/Cream Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a jasper cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg stitch in 22 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using an oval Jasper focal stone.

Autumn Leaves Jasper Necklace. This necklace uses a jasper cabochon as the focal stone". The necklace is 24 inch length and has a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110


picture of necklace using purple and cream jasper focal stone.  The medallion is embroidered with lavender, cream and purple #11 seed beads.

Santa Fe Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a trapezoidal jasper cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in a traditional Native American stitch in 21 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110. This necklace can be purchased at the Artshak in Southport, NC.

picture of necklace using an oval agate focal stone with golden yellow inclusions.

Golden Rod Agate Necklace. This necklace uses a 26mm by 16mm golden rod agate as the focal stone". The necklace is 19 inch length and has a sterling silver toggle clasp. $80


picture of necklace using petosky focal stone.  The medallion is embroidered with brown #11 seed beads.

Petosky Stone necklace. This necklace uses a petosky stone cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in a traditional Native American stitch in 21 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using 35mm triangular dendritic pink opal cabochon focal stone.  The bead is embroidered with pink and brown #11 seed beads with brown seed bead picot edge.  The necklace is 20 inch length in double St. Petersburg chain stith with a sterling silver toggle clasp.

Dendritic Pink Opal Necklace. This necklace uses a 35mm triangular dendritic pink opal cabochon focal stone. The necklace is 20 inches length in double St. Petersburg chain stitch with a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110


picture of necklace using black and white jasper focal stone.  The medallion is embroidered with black and crystal #11 seed beads.

Black and White Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a 30mm by 40mm jasper cabochon focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg chain stitch in 24 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using an ammolite focal stone. This necklace uses a 26mm

Ammolite Necklace. This necklace uses a 26mm "squarish" ammolite focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg chain in 18 inch length and has a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110



picture of necklace using a mushroom cloud agate focal stone. The medallion is embroidered with grey and red #11 seed beads with a red picot edge.  The necklace is grey and red seed beads in a double St. Petersburg chain stitch.

Mushroom Cloud Agate Necklace. A 28mm by 36mm mushroom cloud agate focal stone on a 21 inch double St. Petersburg chain necklace. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using picture jasper  cabochon focal stone. This necklace uses a 28mm by 20mm picture jasper focal stone. The necklace is 24 inches in double St. Petersburg stitch with a sterling silver toggle clasp.

Picture Jasper Necklace. This necklace uses a 28mm by 20mm picture jasper cabochon focal stone. The necklace is 24 inches in double St. Petersburg stitch with a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110


picture of necklace using green and white and black jasper focal stone.  The medallion is embroidered with green and black #11 seed beads and edged with a picot of #8 black seed beads and green and black fringe.

Green and white and black Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a 40mm by 32mm oval jasper flat bead as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg chain stitch in 18 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110

picture of necklace using triangular zuni turquoise focal stone. The necklace is 20 inches in a double St. Petersburg stitch with a sterling silver toggle clasp.

Zuni Turquoise Necklace. This necklace uses a triangular zuni turquoise focal stone, 35 mm on each side. The necklace is 20 inches in a double St. Petersburg stitch with a sterling silver toggle clasp. $110


picture of necklace using picture jasper focal stone that looks like waves crashing on rocks.  The medallion is embroidered with dark cream and brown #11 seed beads.

Waves on Rock Picture Jasper necklace. This necklace uses a 30mm by 40mm oval jasper cabochon as a focal stone. The necklace is done in double St. Petersburg chain stitch in 24 inch length. The clasp is sterling silver toggle style. $110



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