Multi-Stone Abstract Necklace by Vernon Begaye

Multi-Stone Abstract Necklace by Vernon Begaye

  • $1,700.00

Artist: Vernon Begaye

Cultural Affiliation: Diné (Navajo)

Diné silversmith Vernon A. Begaye was born in 1965 and raised in White Cone, AZ. His parents, Jimmy and Ella-Mae Begaye, were silversmiths, and his mother was a traditional Navajo rug weaver. Begaye earned a degree in Drafting and studied at the Gemological Institute of America. Influenced by Scandanavian, Art Deco, Egyptian and Navajo rug and stamp designs, Begaye creates tufa cast jewelry with multi-colored stone inlay in abstract patterns.

Details: Contains Sterling Silver handmade chain, Carico Lake Turquoise, Red Jasper, Spiny Oyster, Lapis, Heishi Bead, Rhodonite, Dalmation Jasper, & Sugilite.


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