Up for sale is a Navajo Handmade Solid 14k Yellow Gold & Genuine Opal Corn Pin Brooch by Multiple Award Winning Artist Harvey Begay. Harvey Begay was the son of famous Navajo silversmith Kenneth Begay, an acclaimed silversmith who featured in many books written about modern Southwest Jewelry. His father as well as the French jewelry designer, Pierre Tourraine were large influences on Harvey Begay's work. Harvey Begay passed away on March 2, 2009.
He was 70 years old. Harvey lived an exciting life. From ages 14-18 he worked as a benchsmith for White Hogan, where his father also worked. He kept making jewelry while in collage at Arizona State University.He was a combat pilot during the Vietnam War flying F4 Phantom Jets. Following Vietnam Harvey became a test pilot for McDonnell Douglas.
In 1973 Harvey opened his own gallery in Steamboat Springs, CO. His superb craftsmanship and award winning designs make his pieces highly sought after worldwide. Length: 1-5/16" Width: 1-5/8" Weight: 13.6g Hallmark: HB 14k Tested and examined for purity and is solid 14k gold. The item pictured is the one you will receive.We sell mostly pre-owned estate jewelry, each item will likely have some sort of wear. We try to fully photograph each item, the photos are to be used as the item condition unless otherwise noted.
Store for more great deals! The item "HARVEY BEGAY Navajo Handmade 14k Yellow Gold & Opal Corn Pin Brooch G" is in sale since Wednesday, July 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "edmarshalljewelersaz" and is located in Paradise Valley, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia.