Misskwa (Red) Choker Necklace

$55.00

This necklace was designed by Jessica R. Metcalfe (Turtle Mountain Chippewa).

"I have been wanting to create a red (misskwa) necklace for a while now.
The color red is seen to hold great power. In many communities, it is a color associated with certain directions, certain times of the year, and certain phases of life. For my community, the color red is associated with the direction of south and youthful energy with the radiating power of the midday sun. I wanted something bold that makes a statement, something that can be worn with the fanciest dress, or the most casual T-shirt, and can be worn by men and women alike, inclusive of all genders."

"Comprised of bamboo coral, faceted black glass beads, and gold plated brass metal, the chunky style and colors are inspired by my teenage years and 1990s hip-hop culture, which included one of my favorite bands, Salt-N-Pepa. They were fun and energetic, and upfront and punchy about many important topics."

With adjustable deerskin laces, the necklace can be worn as a choker or as a looser necklace. Wrap around your wrist, or collect more and layer as desired. Available in chunky thick or wild branch options.

This item ships from the US.

  • Unisex
  • Adjustable Necklace up to 32"
  • by Jessica R. Metcalfe (Turtle Mountain Chippewa)

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