Tufa Cast Abstract Yei Pendant by Vernon Begaye
About the Artist: Dinè 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, a traditional Navajo rug weaver. Begaye earned a degree in Drafting and studied at the Gemological Institute of America. Influenced by Scandinavian, Art Deco, Egyptian and Navajo rug and stamp designs, Begaye creates tufa cast jewelry with multi-colored stone inlay in abstract patterns.
Stones: Turquoise & Mediterranean Coral
Size: 3" h X 1.50" w