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14K Yellow Gold Necklace with Lapis Clasp

Don Supplee

About The 14K Yellow Gold Necklace with Lapis Clasp

This truly elegant example of artist's Don Supplee's early aesthetic and fine jewler's skill is a timeles expression of his Hopi roots.  Worn solo or with one of Don's fabulous pendants, this work of wearable art will always remain a durable statement of not just this one skilled created soul, but the Southwest's indigenous heart.

14K yellow gold was drawn into wire and mill rolled for sheet in fabrication of the chain segments and decorative box catch, while the 12 golden corn ears were cast using a lost wax process based on an initial hand-carved model.  The oval Lapis used in this distinctive clasp is hand cut and gem quality.

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This truly elegant example of artist's Don Supplee's early aesthetic and fine jewler's skill is a timeles expression of his Hopi roots.  Worn solo or with one of Don's fabulous pendants, this work of wearable art will always remain a durable statement of not just this one skilled created soul, but the Southwest's indigenous heart.

14K yellow gold was drawn into wire and mill rolled for sheet in fabrication of the chain segments and decorative box catch, while the 12 golden corn ears were cast using a lost wax process based on an initial hand-carved model.  The oval Lapis used in this distinctive clasp is hand cut and gem quality.

About the Artist (Born 1965 Hopi/ French) Mr. Supplee has been actively making contemporary jewelry since 1989.  Influences include Roy Talahaftewa as well as Charles Supplee, his brother.

Most publications addressing contemporary American Indian jewelry address/ illustrate this artist's work.  Major exhibitions of contemporary American Indian jewelry include his work, as early as 2002.
Medium Yellow gold, 14K & Lapis Lazuli
Troy ounces 1.89 troy ounces
Size 22 1/2" long. Clasp is oval 5/8" X 5 /16". Each ear of corn is 3/4" length X 3/16" width.
Signed Early Kokopelli seated on Supplee mark (back of clasp)
Date of creation Late 1990's
Condition Excellent
Provenance JMB
Gram weight 53 grams
Other Works by Don Supplee
14K Gold Butterfly Pendant set with Diamond & Coral on Gold Wire Collar, Jewelry by Don Supplee