Vintage Native American Zuni Earrings

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Vintage NOS Zuni Sterling Silver
Turquoise Petit Point Earrings

HK Item #E281

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Native American Zuni NOS Turquoise Petit Point earrings post-style

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What is Petit Point?

There are two similar techniques of using very small pieces of stone to decorate a piece and they are often confused.

Petit Point is comprised of long , narrow teardrop-shaped stones that have one rounded end and one more pointed end.

Needle Point is comprised of straight, long, narrow stones that are pointed on both ends.

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Paula says - "These sterling silver and turquoise earrings are NOS - new old stock - made in the 1970s but never used."

7/8" diameter
Sterling silver, Read about silver;
Turquoise, Read about stones
signed with engraver:
A/O Seowtewa

Odelle Seowtewa, Zuni

Odelle Seowtewa active since the 1950s. Mother of Octavius Seowtewa (deceased). Uses initial with husband Alex. Learned from her parents. She does both the metal and stone work. Her husband, Alex Seowtewa is a noted painter of kachinas at Zuni, NM.

Vintage, NOS, new old stock, never used

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Store Policies

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We recently purchased a large collection of vintage but unused Native American artifacts including jewelry, rugs and pottery. It was part of the estate of a Zuni woman who was a missionary that worked with Native Americans in Four Corners - the area of the American southwest where four states meet- New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado. As a single parent, she raised 5 daughters and a son while also providing food, shelter, and clothing to less fortunate people that needed assistance. Often she was thanked for her help by gifts of Native American items.

Most of the items in this collection are from the 1970s to the 1980s. We offer these items to you with great respect and with the information we received from the family plus our research.

We named the collection after one of the pieces in the group, a hand carved Zuni fetish necklace honoring the Sacred White Buffalo.

Native American Jewelry Blog tips and iinformationBUFFALO MEDICINE - The appearance of White Buffalo is a sign that prayers are being heard, that the sacred pipe and Spirit are being honored. White Buffalo signals a time of abundance, prosperity and thankfulness. Buffalo was the major source of sustenance for indigenous cultures of the plains, giving meat for food, hides for shelter and clothing, and Spirit Medicine. The Medicine of Buffalo is prayer, gratitude and praise for that which has been received. Buffalo Medicine is also knowing that abundance is present when all relations are honored as sacred, and when gratitude is expressed to every living part of creation, recognizing the sacredness of every walk of life.

NOTE: Items in our Vintage Shop are either USED or NEW. They might come from inheritances, estate sales, private collections, and store liquidations. Many items are brand new (NOS, New Old Stock) and in perfect condition while others may show tarnish, scratches and other signs of use. Major issues will be described in detail and shown in photos. Vintage Shop items are sold as described and are not returnable.


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