Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Cuff
Sterling Silver and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Cuff by Artist Leslie Nez. This cuff features a single sterling silver bezel set teardrop Sleeping Beauty turquoise cabochon with silver rope and dots beads around the bezel on a silver cuff with silver wire swirls This cuff is a size 5.5.
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.