Big, Bold and Beautiful would be the way to describe this fabulous Native American Kingman turquoise silver silver bead necklace handmade by Everett and Mary Teller. The necklace features seven large natural Kingman turquoise stones, set on tabs with stamped and hammered silver beads. The gorgeous natural Kingman turquoise stones are a bright turquoise color with subtle reddish-brown matrix. The high grade Kingman turquoise stones are in perfect condition, with no cracks or chips. All the sterling silver beads are totally handmade and there are two different styles of beads - hammered and corrugated. The beads are 3/8 inch wide at the widest point.
The necklace measures 17 inches end to end with handmade hammered hooks on both ends so a chain extender could be worn if desired. The center stone is 1-1/2 inch X 1-1/4 inch. The smallest stones are 1 inch X 5/8 inch. This is an outstanding one-of-a-kind authentic Navajo hand made masterpiece that you will treasure for a long, long time!
Brand new in perfect condition. It is stamped sterling and has Navajo Everett & Mary Teller's EMT inside a fish hallmark. Certificate of Authenticity included and gift box included. Purchased in person from the artists.
Everett & Mary Teller are a Navajo couple from Lukachukia, Arizona who have been making jewelry since 1988. They carefully design their pieces and select the stones using a wide variety of natural stones. They show their work in galleries as well as prestigious art shows such as The Heard Museum and Santa Fe Indian Markets. The workmanship is impeccable - you can always depend upon quality when you purchase a piece of Everett & Mary Teller jewelry.