‘Dead Head’ Turquoise Pendant Necklace
Oxidized Sterling Silver, 18kt Yellow Gold, and Sonoran Gold Turquoise Double Sided Skull/ Raven Pendant Necklace by Kit Carson. This pendant features a ‘Dead Head’ skull wearing an 18kt yellow gold flower hat over a Sonoran Gold Turquoise cabochon with an oxidized sterling silver raven mounted to the reverse. This pendant measures 1 1/2 inches X 1/2 inch on a 22-inch sterling silver chain.
Artist: Kit Carson
“Art and I met up at an early age of about 9, by 18, I knew the path, and by 25, I was in the business” says Kit Carson
Kit Carson’s jewelry profession continued to grow, adding sculpture and painting along the way. His specialty is engraved jewelry with a rainbow of gemstones, including high grade turquoise. The beauty and humor of animals is a constant theme in his work. Kit’s design style has an Art Nouveau filter that smooths out his line.
His current line of jewelry is called Romantic Rust. This on-going series includes cuffs from license plates, chains, and bolo ties with hood ornaments.
Each piece is one-of-a-kind-out-of-my-mind.