Navajo Natural Bisbee Turquoise Naja Pendant – PE#1222
“Old Style” Sterling Silver Naja Pendant Set With A RARE Natural Bisbee Turquoise Stone. Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Navajo Artist DELBERT GORDON.
In General, Natural or Non-Treated Turquoise Is Considered To Be Highly Desirable As It Represents The True And Unaltered Composition of The Stone. The Bisbee Turquoise Mine, Located In Bisbee, Arizona, Was Closed In 1974. The Supply Of Bisbee Turquoise Stones, Especially Those Found In Their Natural State, Has Become Quite Scarce. This RARE Commodity Is Highly Sought After By Many Astute Collectors.
Artist Hallmarks: “D. Gordon” (inscribed on back side of pendant); “J. Nelson” (lightly inscribed on each of the two sterling silver necklace cones)
Materials/Technique For Pendant: Natural Bisbee Turquoise Stone, Saw Work, Stamp Work, Appliqué, Repoussé, Twist Wire, Flattened Twist Wire, Satin Finish, Oxidized Background
Bail Opening: 19.42 mm or .76″
Weight: 54 grams
1 in stock