MULTI-STONE, DOUBLE-SIDED PENDANT INLAID WITH CORAL, BUFFALO HORN, OPAL, SUGILITE, LAPIS, AND TURQUOISE ON AN OPAL, CORAL, AND TURQUOISE BEADED NECKLACE WITH 14K FEATHER & ACCENTS BY BOYD TSOSIE (NAVAJO)
Boyd Tsosie was born in 1954 and has been active since the 1970's. He learned silversmithing from Kenneth Begay at Navajo Community College. He and his brother Richard Tsosie were 2 of the new wave of American Indian artists featured in the 1979 Arizona Highways Jewelry Collectors edition along with Jesse Monongye, Gibson Nez, James Little and Larry Golsch. He is known for his impeccably crafted pieces with intricate inlay.
measurements: opal chain is 18" long, pendant alone is 2 3/4" long x 1/2" wide