This is a magnificent handcrafted sterling silver mixed metals and rare gem grade Grasshopper turquoise spinner pendant by famous award winning Navajo artisan Shane Hendren. Shane won Artist of the Year at the Santa Fe Indian Market for 2007 and 2014!
This gorgeous pendant features an exquisite pendant frame handcrafted from sterling silver and a mixed metal technique called "mokume gane". A fabulous hand cut cab of rare, gem grade natural Grasshopper turquoise was set in a handmade stylized bezel. The Grasshopper turquoise displays its unique characteristic of spotted globules called "giraffe spots", a highly coveted type of Grasshopper turquoise. The bottom portion is reversible and features intricate hand engraving on the entire reverse side.
This amazing pendant measures approx 1" wide x 3 1/2" long, including bail. Comes on a three strand sterling silver Native Pearls beads necklace. Beads range in size from 4mm to 6mm and is adjustable from 16" choker length to 18" necklace length. Closes with sterling lobster claw clasp. Stamped and hallmarked by the famous Navajo master silversmith. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
A spectacular and highly collectible piece of Grasshopper Turquoise Navajo jewelry art by famous award winning Navajo artisan Shane Hendren to add to your collection! Versatile for various looks!