Necklace, Leather Thong, Natural Turquoise, & Orange Spiny Oyster, Jock Favour, 1143
A CHIC STRAP NECKLACE IS A SOUTHWESTERN STAPLE.
Crafted by Jock Favour, this unique necklace features a small ornate pendant with orange spiny oyster and turquoise set in silver ingot with stamped details. The pendant is affixed to a deerskin thong cord with silver bead adjusters. It’s a great piece for layering, but you can also wear it solo for a subtle pop of southwestern style.
Jock is an archaeologist so all of his work replicates the style as well as the process of early Navajo work. He uses all-natural stones that he mines and sets in the traditional manner.
Jock Favour (?-; Anglo). Active since 1970s. Classic, hand-wrought; ingot; stamp and file work; set stones.Marks: FAVOUR; J F (very small letters)
- artist: Jock Favour
- hallmarks: picto sunrays
- materials: sterling ingot, deerskin leather, turquoise, orange spiny oyster
- dimensions: 18 1/2"
- tab: 2" x 1"
- weight: 32 grams
- closure: deerskin cord with sterling silver bead adjusters
- style number: JN1143