180816-054 Jewelry; Ray Tracey Navajo 14K Gold Pendant and 14K heavy rope necklace
Details on Request
Late 20th century
2 3/4" includ. gold loop for 20" chain
Chain 16 g
Pendant 8.6 g
Private Estate Collection
Ray Tracey is nationally known and respected as one of the most outstanding Native American jewelers.
Born and raised on the Navajo reservation in Arizona, Ray began making jewelry at the age of nine; he now has been working professionally as a jeweler since 1977. He has received multiple awards through out the years.
Ray is an extremely versatile artist. He not only designs traditional Navajo Old Style jewelry, but remains on the cutting edge of contemporary design, including the incorporation of faceted gemstones.
His inlay work is unmistakable with vibrant stones such as Lapis, Corals, and Turquoise into sterling silver and 14K. He also creates one of a kind collection pieces made with materials such as opals, diamond and 14K gold are unmistakable.