Description: Erick Begay is a master silversmith and goldsmith with more than 28 years experience. He is an award winning artist that has multiple awards, including the Santa Fe Indian Market. His Family has been involved in Native American Jewelry for generations. His mother, Frances Begay, taught him the art of silversmithing, while she sold it in Santa Fe. He started making jewelry when he was eleven. When he turned 16 he became a full-time jeweler.
Erick only uses sterling silver, 14k gold, and the highest quality gemstones. You can rest assured that what his jewelry is 100% quality.
This piece is a stunning example of classic Navajo jewelry. This piece is handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones.
Navajo Pearls is a name that has been popularized to describe the traditional set of Navajo handmade bench-made silver beads. The beads are made by cutting two silver disc and doming each side. Once domed the holes are drilled in the center and the two half are then filed to fit snug and soldered together. The Navajo Pearls necklace is must for any southwest jewelry collection.
This piece comes with a 3rd place award ribbon from the Eiteljorg Museum 2018
Material: Sterling Silver, Coral
Dimensions: 28" long, biggest central pendant is 1" x 1-3/4", beads are 3/8" wide.
Weight (in grams): 126
Hallmark/Signature: Erick Begay, .925