This Highly Decorative Vintage Native American Zuni Brooch features a 1 3/4" Tall x 1 1/4" Wide, sterling silver, Thunderbird Form, exhibiting expert channel inlay of the following: Turquoise, Coral, Mother-of-Pearl and Jet.
The inlaid Stones are set in sterling silver compartments and buffed to a smooth surface. Fine, twisted sterling silver wire is overlaid along the edges of the wings & tail feathers. There are Sterling Silver Raindrops at the head and at the base of the tail feathers, further embellishing the design.
The Clasp is in perfect working condition.
Weight: 8.9 grams.
Excellent Condition – Age: 1960's.
This Brooch is not marked but tested Sterling Silver.
You can order a Sterling Silver Brooch Converter for $5 and wear this beauty as a Pendant as well (pls. see photo of brooch worn as a pendant.) If you would like a converter included in your order please mention this in the "Comments" Section of your purchase order. Thank you.
Please note that the chain is used for display purposes only and is not included.
Your Brooch will arrive in a Custom Twinkle in Time gift box & matching purple ribbon. Thank you for visiting A Twinkle in Time Vintage Jewelry, Accessories & Collectibles.
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