This top quality sterling silver, turquoise & spiny oyster pendant was created by the late Navajo silversmith, Kirk Smith. Kirk Smith's work is considered collector and investment quality and every Native American jewelry collection should include a piece or two of Kirk Smith jewelry!
This old pawn style pendant has a genuine Pilot Mountain Turquoise stone with reddish brown matrix, surrounded with superb silver work, and accented with five teardrop shaped spiny oyster cabs. The 2-1/2 inch
long pendant is attached to a 5/8 inch diameter bale, making the piece a total combined length of 3-1/2 inches. The pendant is 1-5/8 inch wide at the widest point. The pendant & bale weigh 44.8 grams.
Brand new in perfect condition. Stamped sterling and has Kirk Smith's hallmark. Certificate of Authenticity included and gift box included. This pendant is an outstanding collector's piece!
Kirk Smith was one of the best Navajo silversmiths in recent times. His work was always top quality and he used only the best stones and materials. Kirk Smith died in an unfortunate tragedy September 17, 2012. He will be deeply missed by family, friends and Native American Indian jewelry collectors and traders everywhere.
We currently have a large selection of Kirk's bracelets, rings, earrings and pendants available. Kirk's beautiful pieces would be an excellent investment not only in terms of their high quality turquoise and precious metal but because of the acclaimed artist who created them. Don't miss your chance to add some of Kirk's fine jewelry to your Native American Indian jewelry collection.
The old pawn style Navajo Pearls sterling silver bead necklace is sold separately.