Joe & Le Jeune Chavez
Santo Domingo/Kewa-Seminole
Necklace -Beaded
Turquoise & Orange Spiny Oyster

    LeJeune and Joe Chavez (Chavez Creations, Santo Domingo(Kewa) and Seminole

    This is totally unique and exemplifies what places LeJeune at the top of the heap of the native artists beading jewelry. Joe's fabulous stone work caps it off perfectly

    The teardrop sub-pendant uses many of the same beads as above and also has a beautiful teardrop of turquoise. Both of the two pendants are backed with leather. The four-string turquoise tail-down finishes off with faceted beads in orange and turquoise and two jaclas of white mother of pearl.

    Upper portion of necklace has four strings of (21) turquoise beads (84 total.) The tail-down portion of the necklace has four strings of (6) turquoise beads (24 total.) Each bead is approximately 7/16"H 

    Beaded Necklace Metal: Sterling Silver, Stones or Other Materials: (1) - Large Oval of Matrixed Natural Blue-Green Turquoise, (1) - Teardrop of Natural Blue-Green Turquoise Source: New Mexico, USA

    Open Gap: 1-1/16"

    Height: 18-1/2"

    Pendant Sizes: Large: 3-1/8"H x 3"W Large Turquoise: 1-3/16" x 1-3/8" Small: 1-1/2"H x 1-1/8"W Small Teardrop Turquoise: 7/8"H x 1/2"W. All widths are measured at widest point.

    Weight: 5.4oz/152g/

    Signed: LeJeune

    Hallmarked: No

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