This elegant sterling silver & 14k gold overlay pueblo storyteller pendant was handmade by Santo Domingo silversmith, Joseph Coriz. The suns above the corn, the corn fields and the pueblo scene are 14K gold.
The heavy weight pendant measures 2 long, not including the over-sized bale, by 1-1/4 wide. Including the bale, the pendant is 2-5/8 long. The bale can handle beads or a chain up to 1/2 wide. Weighs 25 grams.
Brand new and in perfect condition. (Please ignore the reflections in the highly polished silver. Gift Box and Certificate of Authenticity included. Hallmarked by the artist and stamped 14K and Sterling.
Joseph Coriz's work is very distinctive and easily recognizable. Joseph Coriz was born into the Santo Domingo Pueblo in 1958. He was inspired by his parents and also by silversmith Vidal Aragon, who is known for his petroglyph designs. Joseph has combined the traditional methods of hand crafting jewelry with more contemporary ideas, developing his own unique style. He has won awards at many shows including the Santa Fe Indian Market & Heard Museum Art Show.