Navajo Pin with Cluster Design, Frances Begay, CJSUF-1100
This large cluster pin is crafted with eighty-six bright blue turquoise stones. Each of the turquoise stones are set in sawtooth bezel with twist wire wrapping in between the rows. The pin is a handcrafted piece of art that is a creation of Frances M. Begay. The edges of the cluster pin are adorned with hand-placed silver drops. Frances Begay is a Navajo silversmith with over 50 years of experience. She began making jewelry in the 1950s, and would sell her jewelry to her grammar school teachers while attending Phoenix Indian School. Frances does some of the nicest work and we are proud to be able to offer this item in our store.