This pendant was created by San Felipe artist Philip Sanchez.
It features a stunning sea green Royston turquoise stone with
just a bit of dark gold matrix. The stone
sets in a smooth bezel with a carved silver border.
It comes with a very nice 18" sterling silver chain.
It's marked sterling and signed.
It's 1 1/8" tall, plus 3/8" bail by 3/4" at it's widest point.
The stone is 7/8" tall by 1/2" wide.
Pendant weight: 19.6 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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