Silver Oryx Single Necklace
Oryx were introduced into southern New Mexico's White Sands Missile Range (Trinity site) in 1969 as an exotic big game. Coyotes and mountain lions posed no threat and the Oryx thrived, tipping the balance of the White Sands National Monument's ecosystem. The stylized image of stark black horns against white gypsum sands is one only conjured up in dreams. I received an oryx skull with horns from a friend (thanks, Matt) whose father found while walking near White Sands.
- 1 1/2” at its widest and 9” tall, adjustable 18” leather cord.
- Copper hardware necklaces have a simple copper tube and copper ends.
- Silver Hardware necklaces have an upgraded silver slider and silver ends.