Hazy blue of the southern ocean imbues this Filipino necklace. Dyed capiz shell medallions, from Saffy Handicrafts. Capiz is the thin, off-white shell of the windowpane oyster. Artisans first wash and soak After the shells have dried, they are cut into shapes. A wire edge and a shiny coat of varnish complete this labor intensive process.
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