Stamped Silver with Coral Pendant

$2,995.00

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Stamped Silver with Coral Pendant

Sterling Silver and Coral Stamped Pendant By Artist Wayne Aguilar. This pendant features hand stamped sterling silver bezel set Coral cabochon in the center with a 1 inch bail. This pendant measures 32x24mm.
(Beads not included.)

Native American Artist: Wayne Aguilar

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A native of the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Wayne Aguilar grew up watching his parents, renowned silversmiths Earnestine and Tony Aguilar working with brass, silver, coral and turquoise. Aguilar attributes his talent for unique designs and quality craftsmanship to the influence of his parents and to his Native American heritage. I am blessed and successful because of my parents’ guidance,” says Aguilar.

Aguilar purchases rough stones from traders and miners, which he polishes and shapes. Working with sterling silver, he then designs and incorporates each stone into beautiful pendants, necklaces and bracelets. His trademark is to add one stone or bead of contrasting color on each side of a necklace or pendant.
The art of tradition passed down through generations from father to son, mother to daughter, keep alive the Native American treasures we enjoy today. In keeping with this multi generational flow is the craftsmanship of  Wayne Aguilar. Deeply rooted in his spiritual and artistic heritage Wayne first began honing his craft at the age of 10 under the guidance of his parents Tony Sr and Earnestine Aguilar. Well known for their fine jewelry making techniques Wayne’s parents never pushed their son, rather gently tutored and mentored him. Raised at the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Wayne learned the spiritual path of the Kiva Culture which strongly influences his jewelry.