Large Turquoise Naja Pendant
Sterling Silver and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Naja Pendant by Artist Leslie Nez. This necklace features eleven sterling silver bezel set Sleeping Beauty Turquoise cabochons on a naja with a silver and turquoise bail. This pendant measures 2 1/4 inches x 2 1/2 inches with a 1 inch bail. (silver beads sold separate)
Native American Artist: Leslie Nez
Navajo artist Leslie Nez was born and raised in Twin Lakes, New Mexico.
He is a self-taught silversmith and has been making jewelry for the past 30 years. Leslie specializes in traditional style Navajo jewelry. He is known for his silver scroll work and only works with natural stones. He has said his favorite stones to work with are Royston and Kingman Turquoise. Leslie enjoys creating squash blossom necklaces to carry on the tradition of his Navajo heritage.