Everything legendary lapidary artist Oscar Betz creates is an instant collector and these contemporary creations showcase his unrivaled ability to arrange color and shape to maximize the best of both! Although a slight spin on his famed hinged chandelier silhouette, these lightweight lovelies feature vintage Venetian trade beads complemented with tiny turquoise ovals and snake eye stones of rich red coral and amethyst. All stones are hand cut and hand-set by the artisan himself in simple bezels on a scalloped silver slab. Collectible contemporary creations with vintage vibes – best of both!
Oscar Betz (1954-; Anglo), Stone sets; stamp work.
Santa Fe, New Mexico artist, Oscar Betz, has been a favorite of collectors and celebrities since the 1970s. He is known for his original stone sets and one of a kind jewelry and is famous for perfecting the featherweight, Southwest Chandelier earring