A beautiful genuine hand crafted vintage silver Native American Navajo pendant. This pendant is teardrop shaped with two turquoise stones and etchings around the edge. A snake is entwined around the turquoise stones and has 2 turquoise stone eyes. The back is stamped with R & JC ZUNI, EFFIE C ZUNI. This piece most likely comes from the workshop of Effie Calavaza of the Zuni Pueblo Tribe. Born in 1928, she has been making serpent design jewellery since 1956. She uses turquoise from the Sleeping Beauty Mine.
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Product Code: 30560
Styling: Attach to a silver chain and wear as a necklace, make it into a brooch, hair or hat pin or simply display it on a dressing table. Could also frame it and display it on any wall.