Silver and needlepoint turquoise stones necklace by a Native American artisans Mildred and Nelson Ukestine.
Needlepoint is a Zuni and Navajo technique featuring straight, long narrow stones pointed on each side. Needlepoint work requires great skill and patience. This piece features 3 V shaped sections of needlepoint turquoise, with the center piece also featuring dangles of needlepoint turquoise stones. Hook closure.
Measures approx 19 1/2" long, 1 1/4" drop at center. Stones measure 4mm long.
Weighs 19g, 12.2dwt.
Marked MNU Zuni, tests for silver.
Very nice condition with some slight surface scratching and light tarnish.
Will come packaged in a gift box or pouch (when possible) and will be shipped US Priority Mail with insurance.
Native American Zuni MNU Sterling Silver Needlepoint Turquoise Necklace