Silver Turquoise Pendant Necklace
Sterling Silver, Bisbee Turquoise, and Fossil Pendant Necklace By Artist Timmy Yazzie. This pendant features a sterling silver overlay design of lightening bolts, rain, corn stock, and mountains with a cobble inlay in Bisbee Turquoise, Jet, and fossil on a leather cord necklace with a sterling silver clasp. The pendant measures 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 and the total length is 22 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.