Classic Turquoise Pendant
This classic turquoise pendant is skilfully handmade by Dana Chavez of the Kewa Pueblo tribe in northern New Mexico, USA. This simple and elegant piece of jewellery consists of a domed and polished cabochon of Kingman Arizona turquoise, with a rich golden matrix, set in sterling silver. The turquoise stone measures 2.5cm x 1.8cm (4cm including bail) and hangs on a 43cm black leather cord with sterling silver fastener.
Dana Chavez is the mother of two boys and and two girls. She is the youngest daughter of jewellers Harvey and Janie Chavez. Three generations of the Chavez family have been making jewellery for Rainmaker Gallery for almost thirty years. The Chavez family have been jewellery makers for at least ten generations. We are honoured to bring you the beautiful work of this talented family.