Zuni – Virgil Dishta Sr., Sterling, Turquoise & Brown Shell Channel Inlay Pin. C. 1950-60sZuni – Virgil Dishta Sr., Sterling, Turquoise & Brown Shell Channel Inlay Pin. C. 1950-60sZuni – Virgil Dishta Sr., Sterling, Turquoise & Brown Shell Channel Inlay Pin. C. 1950-60sZuni – Virgil Dishta Sr., Sterling, Turquoise & Brown Shell Channel Inlay Pin. C. 1950-60sZuni – Virgil Dishta Sr., Sterling, Turquoise & Brown Shell Channel Inlay Pin. C. 1950-60s

Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today I’m pleased to offer you this BEAUTIFUL handmade Zuni - Virgil Dishta Sr. – Sterling Silver, Turquoise with Brown Shell Channel Inlay Oval Pin with Floral Motif.

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Ref., American Indian Jewelry II: A-L 1800 Artist Biographies BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF

Virgil Dishta, Sr. (Dishde, Dashta, Dechta), (hallmark - V. DISHTA) (Zuni, active ca. late 1930s-2000: channel inlay, small “inlay circle” jewelry, Squash blossom necklaces, ranger sets, paintings) BORN: ca. 1921;

RESIDENCE: Zuni Pueblo, NM

FAMILY: son of Pauline & Frank Dishta; husband of Mrs. Dishta; father of Virgil Dishta, Jr., Vincent Dishta, five other children; great-uncle of Duane Dishta

TEACHERS: his parents

STUDENTS: his children

AWARDS: 1950, Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, NM; Special Award, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe

COLLECTIONS: Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, OH; Helen Kersting Collection, Eiteljorg Museum; Dr. Gregory & Angie Yan Schaaf, Santa Fe

PUBLICATIONS: U.S. Census, 1926, 1930, Zuni Pueblo, McKinley County, NM; roll 1396, p. 3B, Enumeration District 31; Adair 1944:198; Snodgrass 1965; Bassman 1992:12-13; Lester 1995:153; Baxter 2001:155, 196; Schaaf 2003:141. Virgil Dishta, Sr. is the son of the original Frank Dishta and Pauline Dishta. Virgil carried on their unique style of small circle channel inlay. After 60+ years of jewelry making, Virgil has gone all but blind from the intricate process of cutting and setting these tiny stones.

Inventory #: KJP31-35

Size: - L. 1 5/8" x W. 7/8"

Circa: 1950-60s

Artist/Hallmark: Attributed to Virgil Dishta Sr.

Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,

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Item ID: KJP31-35


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver/Brown/Blue, Size: Size: - L. 1 5/8" x W. 7/8"

Zuni – Virgil Dishta Sr., Sterling, Turquoise & Brown Shell Channel Inlay Pin. C. 1950-60s

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