×
 x 

Cart empty
Shopping cart - Cart empty

J715 Larry Martinez Chavez

Silver Applique' Pendant

Price: $1,200.00
 
Description

Detailed silver applique' pendant with a 7/8” x 1 1/8” Carico Lake turquoise cabochon. The 1 7/8” x 3” pendant has a detailed floral pattern in appliqué, along with a horse. The 7/8” bale has a traditional hand stamped pattern. It is signed with the hallmark “LM” on the back,the hallmark for Larry Martinez Chavez.

 

Larry Martinez Chavez is a traditional Navajo silversmith who works out of Albuquerque, NM.

His sterling silver cuffs are ornamental with heavy carving, stamp work and raised overlay using traditional and sometimes romantic images that marry the past with the present. Dragonflies, butterflies, hummingbirds, flowers of any type, whorls and stems all contribute to the overall finished piece.

 

 

About the artist

Larry Martinez Chavez

The culture and lifestyle of Native American artisans is woven into history and techniques used to create their art.  They recreate and honor their environment in their jewelry designs through storytelling and the artist’s vision of life.  In turn, they often mentor the upcoming generation, passing on their trade to keep their art alive just as Larry’s mother passed on her knowledge to her award-winning son.   Larry Martinez Chavez is Navajo, and was raised by his mother. Reina Martinez who taught him to silversmith while she was working at the “Covered Wagon” in Old Town, Albuquerque.

Larry Martinez Chavez is a traditional Navajo jeweler who works out of Albuquerque, NM.

These sterling silver cuffs are ornamental with heavy carving, stamp work and raised overlay using traditional and sometimes romantic images that marry the past with the present.

Larry uses heavy gauge sterling silver, large single turquoise stones from favorite mines or perfectly matched stones to accent his intricate pieces. Dragonflies, butterflies, hummingbirds, flowers of any type, whorls and stems all contribute to the overall finished piece.

Today, Larry lives in Gallup, New Mexico with his wife and children. He is recognized for making top-quality, high-end jewelry.

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...

Find Out More »

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 5:30pm and all other times by appointment.

Customer Service

Contact Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery

3925 N Brown Ave • Scottsdale, AZ • 85251

Phone: 480 946 6155

Fax: 480 945 3583

Email: sales@bischoffsouthwestart.com