Custom Name Necklace with Rhinestone Letters

turquoise nugget, Ava Marie Coriz Santo Domingo Chunky Turquoise Necklace with large Crescent Valley Turquoise Pendant in Sterling silver



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Ava Marie Coriz (1948-2011) created this Vintage Beautiful Crescent Valley Turquoise pendant and nugget necklace. It\u2019s quite striking and just as beautiful as the lady that she was. The turquoise large nuggets are of a beautiful sea foam color. The Crescent Valley Turquoise Stone pendant has shades of blue and shades of green with golden brown matrix. The pendant is signed on the back AMC. There is an initial R in front of the sterling which may be her nephew Rodney Coriz collaborated with her to make this piece. Rodney Coriz has become a master talented Santo Domingo artist.The Crescent Valley Turquoise Stone set in the pendant not including the bail measures in from the widest angle at approximately 2" (49mm) in length by 1.65" (42mm) across. The turquoise nuggets are random in size 9-10mm by 20-24mm. The necklace weighs 191.3 grams. The silver beads are Bench made by Ava as is the clasp and are made with Sterling silverLength: Measuring from the clasp end to end is 23\u201d. The laying length when on is approximately 24.75\u201dMetal: Sterling silver marked 925 on the claspCondition: ExcellentHallmarked: AMC, R and Stamped Sterling Ava was born in 1948. She was taught all the fundamentals of working with raw nuggets of various Stones at the age of 14 using quality stones in the process inspired by her Father Lupe Pena. She is well known for her Ancestry tradition for her hand strung, hand grounded beaded necklaces. Rodney and Daniel Coriz are Ava\u2019s nephews, both are well known for their Fine Santo Domingo Indian Jewelry.Ava has won numerous awards at the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque. She continued to make exceptional pieces until her passing in 2011. (1948-2011) The Ava Marie Coriz Necklace will arrive in a gift box, will be shipped USPS First Class Fully Insured., vintage

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