This sun burst pendant is just exquisite.
The center is inlaid with natural Blue Gem turquoise, gold and natural Australian opal. The iridescence of the opals sparkle turquoise, which enhances the color and depth of the Blue Gem inlaid between slivers of 14K gold. The gorgeous gems are inlaid into the 14K gold sunburst. It is suspended on a gold omega chain.
Michael Kirk, an internationally renowned jewelry artist of Isleta Pueblo and Navajo descent, is known for his high end and one-of-a-kind gold and silver jewelry pieces that use precious and semi-precious gemstones of the highest quality. Kirk has been creating pieces since 1971. He is seen as a pioneer in the Native American jewelry world for his use of gold.
Condition: Excellent – original condition
Provenance: Purchased from Ira Wilson, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, who recieved it from the artist.