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J476 Hair Ornament

Channel Inlay Hair Ornament

Price: $150.00
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Description

Vintage Zuni channel inlay hair ornament.  The turquoise hair decoration is 2” x ¼” with four 1 ½” prongs.  Unsigned:  Jewelry of this age is rarely signed.

Channel inlay is one of the most intricate techniques of jewelry making.  An inlay base design is made and a rim of silver is soldered around the edges.  Silver partitions are put in to form “boxes” for the cut stones to fit into.  The Zuni Indians are known for their channel inlay jewelry.

About the artist

Zuni Jewelry

The Zuni Native American Indian reservation is located 32 miles southwest of Gallup, N.M. They have been known for making Needlepoint (tiny needle shaped stones), Pettipoint (tiny round, oval or square stones) and Turquoise Inlaid Jewelry for since the early 20th century.

The Zuni Inlay Jewelry, Zuni Needle Point Jewelry, Zuni Petti Point Jewelry being made today is some of the most popular southwestern silver jewelry of the times.

About Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery opened in 1999. The gallery, located in historic Old town Scottsdale, Arizona carries work by Native American, western, and southwestern artists. Known for it's collection of Native American Jewelry, Bischoff's also offers a selection of Navajo rugs, kachinas, pottery, baskets and fine art from artisans of many tribes...

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Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 5:30pm and all other times by appointment.

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Contact Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery

3925 N Brown Ave • Scottsdale, AZ • 85251

Phone: 480 946 6155

Fax: 480 945 3583

Email: sales@bischoffsouthwestart.com