Silver Gaspeite Round Navajo Design Earrings by Erick Begay 8C06R
This item is made to order. We will ship it separately 3-5 weeks.
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.
Gaspeite is a natural stone that is a vibrant green color, sometimes almost fluorescent. It was first found in the Gaspe Peninsula in Canada (hence its name). It is recent discovery, 1966. This stone very rare as there are only a few places that it is found. Most gaspeite comes from Australia.
Material: Sterling Silver, Gaspeite
Dimensions: 5/8" x 1-3/8"
Weight (in grams): 7.3
Hallmark/Signature: Erick Begay, .925