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J1093 Alex Sanchez

Silver Overlay Cuff

Price: $795.00
 
Description

Sterling silver overlay cuff by Navajo silversmith Alex Sanchez. The ¾” cuff features three appliqué spirals on one side of a 3/8” x 5/8” Kingman water web turquoise cabochon. The other side has an applique spiral (generations), dragonfly (water), and two hands (strength). The inside, stamped with a bear attern,  is 5 ½” with a 1” gap.

The Kingman Turquoise Mine is one of the oldest producing Turquoise mines in North America. It was discovered by Native Americans over 1000 years ago. Kingman Turquoise is known for its beautiful blue color and the mine produces many variations of blue turquoise. The mine also produces turquoise with a wonderful "Birdseye" or "Water Web" matrix pattern along with beautiful Spiderweb matrix patterns.

Alex Sanchez, Navajo and Zuni, was born in 1969 in Mexican Springs, New Mexico.  He is the younger brother of Myron Panteah and Brad Panteah. Alex is known for his petroglyph patterns in heavy gauge sterling silver. His work has an old vintage influence, using petroglyph symbols, along with a contemporary style.

About the artist

Alex Sanchez

Alex Sanchez, Navajo and Zuni, was born in 1969 in Mexican Springs, New Mexico.  He is the younger brother of Myron Panteah and Brad Panteah. Alex is known for his petroglyph patterns in heavy gauge sterling silver. His work has an old vintage influence, using the traditional petroglyph symbols, along with a contemporary style.

Alex Sanchez is Navajo (Water Edge Clan) to Zuni Clan. His brother Myron Panteah taught him to silversmith, and Alex has
been presenting his work in silver since 2001.

Alex believes his talent for design and fine craftsmanship is a gift from the Creator, and he is always striving to make 
pieces that honor this gift.

He works with traditional native themes and subject matter, but in ways quite original and contemporary. His jewelry combines 
human, animal and spirit symbols to create silver and stone collages that are striking, beautiful and intriguing, reflecting his sense of culture and pride.

About Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery opened in 1999. The gallery, located in historic Old town Scottsdale, Arizona carries work by Native American, western, and southwestern artists. Known for it's collection of Native American Jewelry, Bischoff's also offers a selection of Navajo rugs, kachinas, pottery, baskets and fine art from artisans of many tribes...

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