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HUGE Zuni Petit Point Fringe Earrings

Native American Vintage Jewellery

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$389.00

AMAZING vintage Zuni, Native American earrings, handmade circa 1980's. Stud top with geometric inlay of turquoise and shell. Amazing eight piece dangle inlay set with thirty eight petit point pieces of turquoise, dramatic large statement earrings, that will lat a lifetime.

Item Details

Size

7.2cm x 3cm

Weight

20 Grams

Hallmark

Sterling

Condition Report

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.