Vintage Old Pawn Sterling Silver Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Brooch

$ 99.00

Vintage Old Pawn Sterling Silver Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Brooch

This Vintage Zuni Old Pawn round brooch/pin features 62 hand cut petit point Sleeping Beauty turquoise stones. The stones are set in hand crafted fine sawtooth bezels. The back of the brooch has a working pin. Excellent condition with excellent patina. Circa 1960's.

This type of work is called Petit Point as the design is created from tiny petit stones that are cut in the same shapes and clustered into the design. Petit Point stones are shaped in round, oval, pear, square and rectangle. Zuni Indians have been creating Petit Point Jewelry for decades and their designs continue to amaze Jewelers throughout the world.

Stone: Sleeping Beauty
Metal: Sterling Silver
Metal Purity: 925
Size: 1-9/16" diameter
Weight: 9.6 grams
Condition: Very good pre-owned condition, shows minimal signs of wear. In order to maintain any original vintage integrity, this piece has not been professionally cleaned.