Vintage silver and turquoise petit point necklace with handmade chain, Old Pawn Southwestern necklace, Native American Indian jewelry

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This is a beautiful and somewhat dainty old necklace featuring three pieces connected via a handmade link chain, each of the three sections done in absolutely beautiful petit point settings. Everything about this piece is fine and dainty--the silver base onto with the turquoise is set is not overly heavy but quite light and lovely. The chain is all hand formed and is not too long--the piece is meant to sit in the collarbone area of the neck. But most of all the artistic work in cutting and handshaping the natural blue green turquoise--into quite small tear drops that are the hallmark of petit point. Although the piece is not signed--and most old pieces are not--we believe this is Zuni, who began making this type of jewelry in the early 20th century, and are known for this type of jewelry. However, since it is not signed we cannot say for certain that it is Zuni.

The necklace measures 16-3/4" in length including the clasp. The center piece is 1-1/2" wide by just over 3/4" tall. The smaller pieces to the sides are each almost 1" wide at the widest point by just under 1/2" tall. The silver carries a lovely patina. Is not stamped yet does not magnetize. Some small scratches on the back from age and wear. Otherwise in good vintage condition.

Beautiful piece of a vanishing history.


See my other vintage Native American or Native American inspired jewelry here:
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