Lot 167

Vintage Zuni Needlepoint Turquoise Squash Set

Estimate: $4,500 - $6,500

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$100,000 $5,000
This is an excellent vintage pawn turquoise needlepoint sterling silver squash blossom necklace and earring set from a Zuni silversmith. The set shows a classic finely crafted needlepoint (needle point) turquoise set pattern, first widely used by the Zuni Native American Indian around circa 1935. This piece has a nice vintage age, being vintage or vintage pawn, and is constructed of sterling silver showing a chain link sterling necklace strand with double strand of concho / concha navajo pearls in sterling silver, twelve needlepoint turquoise set blossoms and the amazing needlepoint turquoise set squash naja pendant. The set is paired with a set of dangle needlepoint earrings with blossom ends matching beautifully. The set is in very good condition for its vintage age and displays well. Measures 26.5"L clasp to clasp (large), pendant is 2 1/8" by 2.5". Earrings are 1 7/8"L hanging. Total weight of 94.4 grams.