On offer is an authentic, classic vintage ZUNI. 925 sterling silver Pin / Pendant depicting the mythic A pache Gan Dancer adorned with a multi flat stone-to-stone and channel inlay intricate g eometric design using natural Turquoise, Red Coral, White and Golden Mother-of-Pearl, Mussel Shell and Black Jet accented with raindrop granulation.T he mythic A pache Gan Dancer is a mountain healing spirit. This beautiful piece is hallmarked Sterling, LL, ZUNI, most likely for the Zuni artist maker Lavonne Lalio. We believe this Apache Gan Dancer Pin / Pendant was created circa 1970's or perhaps earlier. This stunning Apache Gan Dancer Pin / Pendant was expertly crafted with attention to detail in the ZUNI tradition and is in very good vintage condition (please see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction). The pin back is in good working order.
The intricately hand-cut and polished stone-to-stone and flat channel inlay stones are all in very good condition with no chips or cracks and are firmly and securely set within the channels and plain silver bezel. Overall, this ZUNI made Apache Gan Dancer Pin / Pendant measures approx. 2 3/4" long x 1 3/8" at widest. The piece weighs 11.7 grams.This imaginative and fine ZUNI made. 925 sterling silver and multi-stone flat mosaic inlay mythic Apache Gan Dancer Pin / Pendant crafted by the highly skilled artisan L avonne Lalio would make an outstanding addition to any Twentieth Century Native American Silver and Stone Jewelry, Gan Dancer or Historic Southwestern 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.
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