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Abraham Begay Opal and Lapis Inlaid Earrings


Item Number: DR 1356
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
Artist: Abraham Begay
Medium: Sterling silver, opal, lapis, and shell
Age: 2018
Dimensions: 1 1/8” X 7/8”



Deeply stamped earrings with opal and lapis by a master jeweler.

This pair of sterling silver earrings appear to be stamped with a Navajo water bug symbol. Water is life in the arid land of the Navajo. The colors of the water are reflected in the vibrant colors of opal and deep blue lapis inlay which is channel set in the bezel. There is a strip of beautiful soft pink shell across the center.

Condition: Excellent – original condition – new
Provenance: Purchased from Abraham