Zuni Dennis Nancy Edaakie Sterling Silver Bird Inlay Pendant with Turquoise, Mother of Pearl, Coral, Jet and Abalone
New Inlay Art by Native American Zuni artists Dennis Nancy Edaakie
The late Dennis Edaakie and his wife Nancy Edaakie created spectacular wildlife works of jewelry art (Mostly birds); as well as a few Traditional Native American Designs; (Nancy is still making pieces and using the same hallmark) they use natural materials including coral, various types of shells, and other gemstones including natural turquoise from Kingman Arizona, and Sleeping Beauty from near Globe, Arizona Some Dennis Nancy Edaakie work is featured in well known national museums.
A superb example of intricate Natural Gemstone inlay
Beautiful Bird design from Dennis & Nancy Edaakie
The pendant is approx. 50.5 mm in length including the bail, and 28.5 mm wide
Total weight just over 8.2 grams.
Signed: Dennis Nancy EDAAKIE
For size reference we usually include US. coins. A Dime is approx.17.5 MM or 11/16" A penny is just under 19 MM approx. ¾" A Quarter is approx. 24 MM or 15/16" A Silver Dollar is approx. 37.5 mm in diameter (Just under 1 ½ ) A half dollar is just over 30 mm or just under 1 ¼
This jewelry is all hand crafted using traditional hand forming methods and may show evidence of tool marks, scratches, pits and other small flaws.
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