Tommy Singer 21" Lapis Necklace

Tommy Singer 21" Lapis Necklace
Item# TS21
Regular price: $599.95
Sale price: $499.95
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Tommy Singer 21" Lapis Necklace
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each necklace has a brass tag with T Singer stamp

Tommy Singer (1940 - May 31, 2014)

We honor this Great American Artist!

Tommy Singer was a World Famous Navajo Silversmith. His unique style of Indian Jewelry is recognized world wide. Tommy was considered by many as one of the greatest contemporary Indian jewelry silversmiths of our time. His Native American Indian jewelry work is coveted by collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Tommy was a silversmith for over 53 years. He learned the art of silversmith from his father when he was just 7 years old. His Father Tsinnigine Hathali was a Navajo Medicine man. Tommy incorporates many traditional sand painting and rug designs of the Navajo People into his jewelry. Tommy began creating jewelry full-time at the Young age of 21. His early works were done in the Silver overlay technique. His work soon began to feature Turquoise stones. While working with scrap turquoise chips, Tommy pioneered the technique of Chip inlay used by thousands of artists to this day.