Artist/Source: Duane Maktima, Laguna/Hopi - New Mexico, USA
Matching earrings, and bracelet can be seen elsewhere on this site, if still available (see photo of "Set", Set is pictured as example, the price on this page is for the pendant ONLY)
Duane is one of the top artists on the scene. He graduated from Northern Arizona University, College of Creative Arts, Flagstaff. He has been making fine jewelry for 37 years. His work is on display at the Smithsonian Institution Museum of the American Indian. In 2015 he will be Artist in Residence at the Denver Art Museum. His work is collected by discerning enthusiasts worldwide.
He works in silver and gold and one of his signatures is the use of Rosarita in both red and orange.
Duane is very involved with Native affairs
Metal: Sterling Silver
Stones or Other Materials:
Upper Pendant From Top to Bottom: Chalcosiderite, Gem Silica, Orange Rosarita
Lower Pendant: Chalcosiderite
Total Height (including bale): 3-3/8"
Upper Pendant Bale & Attachment Point Height: 13/16"
Upper (Main) Pendant Height: 1-7/8"
Upper (Main) Pendant Width: 7/16" tapering to 1/4"
Lower Pendant Attachment & Bale: 1/4"
Lower (Sub) Pendant Height: 1/2"
Lower (Sub) Pendant Width: 1/2"
Signed: Yes on both pendants with Duane's Stylized logo
Hallmarked: Sterling on both pendants
Repeatable Design: One-of-a-kind. Custom. Similar can be made if the artist is amenable and can get the gem stones.
Available in other materials: Yes. Mix of silver and gold or all gold. Other stones in other shapes can be used.
Lead Time For Custom: Typically 3 to 5 weeks to ship. This can vary according to availability of materials and whether or not Duane is traveling and/or preparing for a show
Item#: DM-PDT-Orange Rosarita
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