Vintage Native American Micro Inlay Pill Box
Native American Vintage Jewellery
Lovely inlay work, Native American handmade micro inlay, in malachite, turquoise and coral. Stainless steel box, with secure clasp, beautiful colors, lovely little trinket/stash/pill box.
4cm x 4cm x 1.2cm
Coral, Malachite, Silvertone Metal, Turquoise
Spectacular vintage condition. Shows mild wear commensurate with age, no dings or chips, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste. Has a handcrafted look to it - amazing vintage piece.
About this Piece
Petit Point or Needle Point?
The use of very small cut pieces of turquoise, bezel set in a cluster, is often used in Native American jewellery (particularly Zuni jewellery). Teardrop shaped stones (cut round at one end and pointed at the other) is known as Petit Point, stones are pointed at both ends are Needle Point.