Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today up for your consideration is this BEAUTIFUL Navajo - Michael Perry Sterling Silver & Coral Inlay Pendant.
Michael Perry is a Navajo artist whose jewelry has a creative and innovative edge. He combines traditional techniques with contemporary styles to create high-end, stunning pieces of jewelry.
A talented Navajo jewelry designer, Michael Perry excels in overlay and tufa-casting techniques. His artwork is always bold and exciting, pushing the boundaries of what people expect to see in Navajo jewelry.
Ref., American Indian Jewelry III: M-Z 2100 Artist Biographies
BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Michael Perry (Mike Perry)
(Navajo, active ca. 1992-present: silver jewelry, rodeo performer, roping)
BORN: September 26, 1975, Lukachukai, AZ;
RESIDENCE: Ganado, AZ
FAMILY: husband of Marlene Perry
EDUCATION: 2011, Ganado High School, AZ; ITT Technical Institute
COLLECTIONS: Dave Traudt & Ann Loose, Dr. Gregory & Angie Yan Schaaf
GALLERIES: Waddell Trading Company, Scottsdale, AZ; Garland’s Indian Jewelry, Sedona, AZ; Chaney’s Turquoise Direct, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY
Michael Perry creates beautiful mosaic and set stone jewelry. He uses high-grade turquoise and coral. Collectors around the world admire his work. He follows in the tradition of Lee Yazzie, Herbert Taylor, Vernon Haskie, and Ray Tracey. “Michael Perry is a young Navajo artist whose jewelry has a creative and innovative edge. He combines traditional techniques with contemporary styles to create high-end, stunning pieces. With a nod to classic Navajo jewelry, Michael Perry bezel-sets beautiful turquoise stones and adds his modern flair by inlaying turquoise or red coral around the set stone in a contemporary fashion. A talented Navajo jewelry designer, Michael Perry excels in overlay and tufa-casting techniques. The unique designs and attention to detail he exhibits in his silversmithing make his work stand out from the rest. His artwork is always bold and exciting, pushing the boundaries of what people expect to see in Navajo jewelry.”
Inventory #: 669NAV191
Pendant Size: L. 3 13/16" x W. 1 15/16"
Weight: 77.8g or 2.74oz
Artist/Hallmark: Michael Perry / MP
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,
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