Bennard & Frances Dallasvuyaoma - Hopi/Pima, New Mexico Native American Jewelry
Handmade. Two each Sugilite (purple) & Lab Opal stones scored in quadrants representing the 4 seasons. One side with Sand Cast silver finish. Suspended from (non-native) 18" sterling silver box chain.
The Dallasvuyaomas do beautiful work. Bennard is the nephew of Charle Loloma. Both are highly educated and are very involved with native traditions and affairs.
I also have a matching pair of earrings.
Metal: Sterling Silver
Materials: Sugilite & Lab Opal
Total Height (including bale and swivel): 1-1/16"H
Bale Height & Attachment: 1/4"H
Pendant (only) Height: 13/16"H
Pendant Width: 9/16"W
Weight (including chain): .1oz/4gr/.009lb
Pendant Markings: DD w copyright symbol Sterling
Chain Marking: 18" Italian Box Chain .925 Italy
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