Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today up for your consideration is this WONDERFUL Zuni - Jack Weekoty Sterling Silver with 46 Petit Point Turquoise Pin. This pin is attributed to Jack Weekoty. It starts out with 46 natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise cabochons. Surrounded by a serrated bezels. There’s twisted wire around the bezels for more decoration. Around the perimeter are 11 Silver drops & 11 Crescent shaped applied decoration.
Ref., American Indian Jewelry III: M-Z 2,100 Artist Biographies
BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Jack Weekoty (Weekooty, Boolacka), (signed J.W., JTW outlined with cloud symbols)(Zuni, active 1945-75+: channel inlay jewelry)
LIFESPAN: 1916 - ?;
RESIDENCE: Zuni Pueblo, NM
FAMILY: grandson of Tsalutitsa (b. 1963); son of Weekooty (ca. 1887 – after 1930); brother of Mary Weekoty
TEACHER: Horace Iule
FORMS: bracelets, buckles, earrings, necklaces, pendants, pins, ranger sets
PUBLICATIONS: U.S. Census 1930, Zuni Pueblo, McKinley County, NM; roll 1396, p. 3B, Enumeration District 31; U.S. Indian Census 1933 #1900; Bell 1975:73; Wright 2000:179.
Inventory #: 567ZUN50
Size: L. 2 7/8" x H. 1 11/16"
Artist/Hallmark: Attributed to Jack Weekoty
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,
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