Born in 1970, Lee Begay is the older brother of award-winning Navajo sandcast jewelry artist Darryl Dean Begay. He's learned his craft from his brother Darryl Dean and is now thriving as a silversmith specializing in sandcast jewelry.
This sandcast pin features a classic image of a seated Navajo maiden swathed in a Navajo blanket with a long oval of natural Candelaria turquoise forming the maiden's face.
Signed on back LEE B and marked 13 for 2013 and SS for Sterling Silver.
Stone: 7/16" x 1/8"
Dimensions of pendant: 2 1/4" x 1 3/4"