On offer is an authentic, vintage Navajo hand wrought. 925 sterling silver and multi-stone inlay pin / brooch depicting a Lizard. The fine geometric mosaic stone-to-stone inlay is composed of hand cut and polished southwestern sky blue web turquoise, lapis lazuli, and pink mother-of-pearl. W e believe this pin / brooch was created circa 1990 or perhaps earlier. The textured silver and stone pin / brooch is expertly crafted with attention to detail in the Navajo tradition and is in very good vintage condition (see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction).
The pin back is in good working order. The expertly hand-cut and polished mosaic inlay stones are all in very good condition with no chips or cracks and are firmly and securely set within a plain silver bezel. The piece is also decorated with silver raindrops for the lizard's eyes.
The pin / brooch measures approx. 2" long x 1" at widest.
The weight of the pin brooch is 7.5 grams. 925 sterling silver and mosaic stone-to-stone inlay Lizard pin / brooch by renowned artisan Robert Vandever would make an outstanding addition to any Twentieth Century Native American Silver and Stone Jewelry, Mosaic Stone Inlay or Historic Cultural Arts and Crafts collection. We have been involved in the design and creation of contemporary jewelry at the undergraduate and post graduate level since 1967.
In 1975 we opened a gallery of hand wrought fine art contemporary jewels and have since handled thousands of unique, one of a kind and limited edition pieces crafted predominantly by American artisans with a special emphasis on Native American Art. Will be determined upon request. We believe our photos and description to be an accurate testament. Thus, ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Therefore, in the event that we have made an error and you can describe that error to us.Thanks for looking and good luck. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Brooches & Pins".
The seller is "rusfox" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.