Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace
Sterling Silver and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace by Artist Leslie Nez. This necklace features twelve sterling silver bezel set Sleeping Beauty Turquoise cabochon squash blossoms with a nine turquoise cabochons on the Naja, a sterling silver closure, and comes with matching Turquoise dangle earrings. The Naja measures 3 inches x 3 inches and is 38 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.