This fabulous handcrafted cross pendant was created by Navajo artist Joe Piso Jr
It has a center blue Sonoron turquoise stone. The stone is surrounded
by twisted silver wire in the traditional rope design. It has fine stamp work as well.
The silver all has a nice soft sheen.
It's marked sterling and signed and hallmarked.
Overall it's 2 7/8" tall by 2" wide
The stone is 1/2" tall by 1/2" wide.
Pendant Weight: 13.4 grams on my scale
placed a quarter there for scale.
Joe Piaso Jr. was born into a tradition of Navajo silversmiths. He was taught from an early age by both his father and grandfather. He also attended a school that taught master silversmith techniques where his unique talents and style were evident to the teachers, who often purchased his work.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)