This necklace is a rendition of one found in a tomb in Iximche, Tecpan, Guatemala. Iximche is one of the last Post-Classic Maya cities. It was built shortly before the Spanish conquest. The original necklace is composed of jaguar heads and beads made from gold.
- 17 hand crafted dark green jade jaguar heads strung with goldfilled beads.
- Late Post-Classic Period, 1470 D.C. – 1524 D.C.
- Kaqchikel Maya, Iximche, Guatemala
- Length: 19”
- Weight: 80.3 gr.