Find this Giant Turquoise Jewelry Sculpture at Perry Null Trading Company in Gallup, New Mexico.
The sculpture is the work of Leonard Jim (Leo Jim), a Navajo artist and silversmith who is known for his stunning mosaic work, silver overlay, and stamp work, among other crafts. Turquoise, which represents happiness, luck, and health and is a common component of Native American Jewelry.
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The giant turquoise bracelet is found in front of Perry Null Trading Company, a shop in Gallup, New Mexico that sells Native American jewelry, arts, and crafts. They specialize in silver and turquoise jewelry, pottery, carvings, and rugs.
The store commissioned the piece to emulate the jewelry they sell inside of the business and also displays two other art pieces to represent their other wares: a giant painted pot and a large metal rug.
If you are traveling Route 66 through New Mexico and looking for other fun roadside attractions and museums nearby, also look for the Gallup Cultural Center and Navajo Code Talker Museum, the Indian Kachina Statue, the “Dude Man” muffler man, and the Wild Horses on Route 66.
While in Gallup, book a stay at El Rancho Motel, a historic 1936 hotel that has attracted many famous celebrities through the years.
Turquoise Jewelry Sculpture
Address: Perry Null Trading, 1710 S 2nd St, Gallup, NM 87301
Cost: Free to See
Hours: Always Visible