Silver Necklace with Dangling Turquoise Naja
Sterling Silver and Kingman Turquoise Necklace with Dangling Naja by Artist Tim Yazzie. This necklace features sterling silver Navajo Pearls with a silver overlay Naja surrouding a long dangling turquoise stone. The Naja is 3 inches x 2 1/8 inches and the necklace measures 20 inches.
Artist: Tim Yazzie
Tim Yazzie is a Navajo, San Felipe, Santo Domingo silversmith. He was taught by his maternal grandfather the traditional ways of life, their tribal history, and religion.
His maternal grandmother was a pueblo potter, and his paternal grandfather was a rug weaver and silversmith. Tim studied jewelry making with well-known native artists
to include Chalmers Day and Jimmy Harrison. Tim Yazzie combines his fine inlay and stone work with the pottery designs in his silver overlay work, making his pieces one-of-a-kind.