Navajo Natural Damele Turquoise Cluster Pin-Pendant – PP#1052
“Old Style” Sterling Silver Pin-Pendant Set With A Cluster Of 9 Natural Damele Turquoise Stones On Pin-Pendant And 1 Natural Damele Turquoise Stone Set On Removable Bail. Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Navajo Artist ELGIN TOM.
The Damale Turquoise Mine, discovered in 1973, is located 30 miles northeast of Austin, Nevada. It’s A Relatively Small Mine That Produces An Extremely Limited Supply Of This Distinctive Stone. In General, Natural or Non-Treated Turquoise Is Considered To Be Highly Desirable As It Represents The True And Unaltered Composition of The Stone. Natural Damale Turquoise Is Highly Coveted And Sought After By Many Astute Collectors.
Artist Hallmark: “Elgin Tom” (hand stamped on back side of pin-pendant)
Materials: Sterling Silver, 10 Natural Damele Turquoise Stones
Technique: Saw Work, Stamp Work, Appliqué, Twist Wire, Shepherd’s Hook, Satin Finish, Oxidized Background
Height: 4.07″ (including removable bail)
Pin-Pendant Diameter: 2.93″
Bail Opening: .91″ or 23.11 mm
Weight: 78 grams (including removable bail)
1 in stock