Unique Turquoise and Silver Pendant on Italian Leather Cord

Melvin Charlie

Unique Turquoise and Silver Pendant on Italian Leather Cord, Jewelry by Melvin Charlie
  • Charlie pendant
  • Turquoise silver pendant
Savvy Price $385.00
Gallery Price $450.00
Title
Unique Turquoise and Silver Pendant on Italian Leather Cord
Artist
Melvin Charlie
Medium
Stunning natural turquoise, sterling silver and calf skin cord
Troy ounces
1.46 troy ounces
Size
Oval cabochon measures 1 9/16" height X 1 1/8" width. Leather cord is 19 3/8" in length. Pendant and decorative bail are 3 1/4" height X 1 7/8" width
Signed
M and arrow hallmark known to represent Melvin Charlie
Date of creation
Circa 1985
Condition
Excellent
Provenance
JW
Gram weight
45.5 grams (pendant with cord)
About The Unique Turquoise and Silver Pendant on Italian Leather Cord

Sterling silver heavy gauge mill-rolled sterling sheet has been cut, filed and hand stamped with linear and repousse designs around a serrated bezel set natural blue green stone of deep color.  There are fine matrix lines throughout that are red brown to black.  

The entire piece has been antiqued.  The bail is hinged and ornamented with a fan shaped front plate that works as part of the overall pendant design.  

The cord is terminated with sterling silver caps and a substantial lobster claw clasp.

About Melvin Charlie
20th century Navajo jeweler
Cultures

American Indian

Medium

Jewelry

Subject

Keywords

Melvin Charlie, Charlie pendant, Turquoise silver pendant