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Zuni Sterling Silver Petite Point Cluster Pin/Pendant
Item #40465
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This Zuni Sterling Silver Petite Point Cluster Pin/Pendant showcases superb lapidary work. Zuni artisan Vera Halusewa employs the petit-point technique to hand-shape stones of stabilized turquoise and bezel-set them in a cluster around a center stone.
Our National Museum of the American Indian curates Zuni jewelry.
1.25"w. x 0.75"l.
Highly regarded by ancient civilizations for its unique aqua coloring, turquoise is a rare phosphate of copper that only forms in the earth's most dry and barren regions. The name turquoise derives from the fact that this gemstone was brought to Europe from eastern Mediterranean traders, known as Turks. Colors can range from green and greenish blue to sky blue. Turquoise is a birthstone for December.

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By Annie
Madison, WI
September 28, 2017
"Personal use as a pendant with other pieces purchased in Arizona.."