Description: This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection (i.e.-estate sale), who collected Native American Jewelry and art in the 1980-2000's.
This piece is a stunning example of classic Navajo jewelry. This piece is handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones.
Tommy Jackson is the son of Martha & Gene Jackson of Chinle, Arizona. His parents handed down their trade to Tommy who excelled in all areas of Fine Handmade Native American Jewelry that blessed him with many awards of high accolades. Pieces involve Silver & Gold elements with some pieces honoring the past early Navajo Silversmith types as well as evolved pieces that are more modern today, some with intricate inlaid designs.
Tommy obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Education from the University of Arizona. In addition, as his parents, he also taught his craft to many of the current Native American Silversmiths. Tommy currently resides in Ganado, Arizona with his family.
Material: Sterling Silver, Jet, Pipestone, Picture Jasper
Dimensions: Inside measurement is 5-1/2" from end to end with an open gap of 1-1/8". Piece is 1" wide.
Weight (in grams): 76.5