Ruby and Turquoise Nugget Pendant



Ruby and Turquoise Nugget Pendant

Lone Mountain Turquoise Nugget with Gold and Rubies Pendant by Alverez Perez. This distinctive turquoise nugget is adorned by six faceted rubies of various sizes set in a ‘lava flow’ of 18K gold. The pendant measures 2″ x 1″.

Native American Artist: Alverez Perez

Alverez Perez is a 5th generation Navajo silversmith. His great, great grandfather is credited with teaching the Zuni tribal artists how to do silversmithing. His father is the renowned, award-winning artist White Buffalo.

After Perez attended college, he came back to Sedona and began his career as a jewelry artist working with his grandfather’s tools. He style is to use the traditional Navajo designs mixed with a contemporary look. When working with stones, Perez looks for the beautiful and rare pieces of turquoise to compliment his fine silver workmanship.