Johnson - Navajo Sterling Silver
Paula says - "All of the beautiful matching Tiger Eye stones in this set are the same dimesions. Impeccable silver work by award winning Navajo artist Peterson Johnson. You can by the entire set or individual pieces. We have only one of each piece."
Wire earrings are 1 5/8" long.
Distinctive silverwork by Peterson Johnson.
is adjustable to 17".
Peterson Johnson is a self-taught artist who has won numerous awards throughout the Southwest and whose work is sought by collectors around the world. He was born in 1956 and began creating silverwork in 1976. He is very well known for his traditional Navajo jewelry, which shows meticulous workmanship and has a distinctive Peterson flair.
Peterson is known among fellow artists as "the machine" because he is SO meticulous in every detail of his work. The box clasps on his bracelet watches, for example, are finely tuned works of art. All of his jewelry is crafted with skill and precision to last a lifetime and be passed along to many generations.
Peterson and his wife Alyce live in Gallup, New Mexico and travel to art fairs and pow wows year round throughout the USA displaying Peterson's silver work and Alyce's beadwork.
Tiger Eye: A form of quartz that displays chatoyance, which is a narrow band of wavy or silky sheen that changes its position when the polished gem is turned in the light. This opal-like iridescence resemble the eye of a cat or tiger.