Double Turquoise Pendant Necklace
Sterling Silver and Hubei Web Turquoise Double Pendant Necklace by Douglas Magnus. Handmade sterling silver studded bezels accent the stabilized Chinese turquoise of these 18 inches braided black leather necklace. The triangular stone measures 2¼ inches x 1⅜ inches and the round stone is 2¼ inches in diameter.
This beautiful Turquoise Pendant Necklace is part of the “Primavera Collection”. Set in sterling silver these two large turquoise stones have deep dark matrix throughout the stunning greenish blue. The “Primavera Collection” was the first collection designed by Douglas Magnus. Primavera items are fashion forward designs with highest quality materials.
Santa Fe Artist: Douglas Magnus
Douglas Magnus is a renowned Santa Fe jewelry maker and fashion accessory designer. He is known for his high grade turquoise items that often feature turquoise mined from Doug’s own mines, the Tiffany Cerrillos Mines, located 17 miles outside of Santa Fe. These are a series of mines that were originally worked by Native Americans from the Chaco Canyon area in New Mexico some thousand plus years ago.
Magnus uses the finest silver and gold stocks, and methods ranging from the most ancient to the most contemporary to create his pieces.
Magnus lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico, conceiving original designs and finished products from turquoise, silver, gold, and other materials. He is also a prolific painter, embracing numerous subjects such as interiors and figurative works, while partial to plein air paintings created on site at his mines.