Royston Turquoise and Navajo Pearl Necklace
Oxidized Sterling Silver and Royston Turquoise Navajo Pearl Necklace by Artist Leslie Nez. This necklace features two strand of oxidized Navajo pearl beads with a sterling silver bezel set 122ct Royston Turquoise cabochon in the center and a hook closure. This necklace is 16-18 inches.
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.