Item # 621Z-Lg Zuni 44 Stone Turquoise Satellite Cluster Brooch/Pin by L.Nacitacio

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Item # 621Z-Lg Zuni 44 Stone Turquoise Satellite Cluster Brooch/Pin by L.Nacitacio

149.95
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Large beautiful vintage Zuni forty four (44) stone turquoise satellite cluster brooch/pin! The pendant consists of forty four (44) hand cut and polished blue Kingman turquoise teardrops each set in individual fine cut saw tooth bezels in two (2) oval satellite clusters. The first cluster evolves around a center stone wrapped with twisted wire. It consists of thirteen (13) stones including the center stone. The artist then encircles the first cluster with twenty two (22) arched silver strips that are flanked on the inside and outside with twisted wire. The outer satellite cluster consists of the remaining thirty one (31) stone which have silver drops separating one from the next completely around the outer rim. All mounted to an oval cut blackened scorched silver base. The artist finishes by attaching a safety locking pin and clasp on the back.

The large brooch/pin measures approximately 1 7/8" by 2 1/8" across and weighs 14.8 grams. It's hallmarked LN - STERLING by Zuni artist Lolita Nacitacio. Very nice brooch with a beautiful native turquoise stones!  $149.95