Sterling silver necklace and pendant with micro-inlay of turquoise, shell, coral and lapis and medallions of turquoise by Carl and Irene Clark (Navajo) Carl Clark was born in 1952 and is a member of the Many Goats Clan. He has been making jewelry since the 1970's and is primarily self-taught. He developed his micro-inlay technique in the mid- 1970's, which involves laying minute strands of cut stone in pattern to create a mosaic effect. He collaborates with his wife Irene. Irene Clark is a member of the Edgewater Clan and learned to make jewelry with her husband. The art of micro inlay: Micro inlay is a time consuming and rarely practiced technique in which fine strands of cut stone are laid in pattern and glued together then cut cross-wise in slabs. This necklace measures a total of 24 inches around the neck and can be worn shorter. The pendant measures approximately 1 1/2 inches square and the medallions measure 1/2 inch square. Each earring measures 3/4 inch long by 3/8 inch wide. Silver posts.