Navajo Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Nugget And Sterling Silver Bead Necklace – NL#1172
16″ Length “Old Style” Sterling Silver Bead Necklace Featuring 5 Sterling Silver Pendants Each Set With A Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Nugget. All Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Deceased Navajo Artist Wallace Yazzie, Jr.
The Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Mine, Located In Globe, Arizona, Was Closed In The Fall Of 2012. This Highly Popular “Sky Blue” Turquoise Stone Found In Its Natural, Non-Treated State Has Become A RARE Find. The Stone Is Highly Sought After By Many Discerning Collectors.
Artist Hallmark: “Wallace Jr.” (hand stamped on back side of large center pendant)
Materials/Technique For Necklace: Handmade Satin Finish Sterling Silver 5.75 mm Saucer Beads With 4 Satin Finish Sterling Silver 5.75 mm Oblong Shaped Spacer Beads; 2 Satin Finish Sterling Silver Cones; Satin Finish Sterling Silver “Hook & Eye” Connector.
Materials/Technique For 4 Pendants: 4 Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Nuggets, Satin Finish Sterling Silver, Appliqué, Twist Wire
Materials/Technique For Large Center Pendant: Large Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Nugget, Satin Finish Sterling Silver, Stamp Work, Appliqué, Bead Wire, Twist Wire, Oxidized Background
Large Center Pendant Height: 2.51″
Large Center Pendant Width: 1.57″
Length: 16″ (not including large center pendant)
Weight: 62 grams
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