This big, absolutely gorgeous pendant was created by San Felipe artist Philip Sanchez.
This stunning Sierra Nevada turquoise stone has various blues, cloud like white, dark to light gold and brown.
It has a large stamped sterling silver bail and it comes with a really nice 18" sterling silver link chain.
It's marked sterling and signed.
It's 2" tall, plus 1/2" bail by just over 1 1/2" at it's widest point.
The stone is 1 1/2" tall by 1 1/4" wide.
Pendant weight: 29 grams on my scale
I placed a quarter there for scale.
Philip Sanchez, San Felipe Artist and Silversmith, was born in 1951 at the San Felipe Pueblo. He was raised on a large ranch with his 8 sisters and 5 brothers. They grew up tending to a variety of livestock and farming fresh fruits and vegetables. Philip stayed close to his roots with livestock of his own and enjoys horseback riding to check on livestock or just to go for a ride at sunset.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures
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