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Bennie Ration Kingman Turquoise Kachina Necklace

Born in 1955, Bennie Ration has been smithing silver since age eleven. His specialty is three-dimensional figures, often including hand-fabricated holloware kachinas made into pins, pendants and necklaces and shadowbox pendants with cut-outs. He is particularly adept in "saw and file work" which he often uses to sculpt the edges of his pendants.

This necklace is a multi-piece combination of Bennie's hand-fabricated kachina figures set with superior-colored natural Kingman turquoise. Note that the main pendant can be detached from the necklace to be worn as a pin or strung on a chain to wear as a solo piece. The smaller pendants can also be detached and reconfigured for wearing alone or both small pendants as part of a necklace without the large pendant.

Hallmarked BENNIE RATION under a set of eagle talons and stamped Sterling on back of each kachina.

Large kachina pendant: 2 5/8" x 1 9/16"; stone 1 1/4" x 15/16"

Smaller pendants: left 1 5/8" x 1", stone 1" x 5/8"; right  1 5/82" x 1", stone 1" x 5/8"

Length: 20" + Pendant 

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Product ID: NNK-BRT031
Artist: Bennie Ration
Price:  $425.00


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