Calvin Begay - Navajo, New Mexico, USA
Very well executed inlay work usig high quality materials. The Purple Spiny is a MUCH deeper purple than the photograph conveys.This piece has inlay on the bail which is a nice touch.
Calvin is a well known Navajo jewelry designer. He used to execute his own designs but now has a shop employing other Native Americans. His work is widely distributed.
It came with an 18" rope chain (not sterling), so I'm including it but what you are paying for is the pendant.
Metal: Sterling Silver
Materials: Purple Spiny Oyster, Turquoise, Jet
Total Pendant Length: 1-1/4"H x 3/4"W
Bail Portion: 1/2"H
Bottom Portion: 3/4"H x 3/4"W
Signed: Calvin Begay
Hallmarked-Chain: No. This is definitely NOT sterling (is magnetic)
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