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For your consideration is a pair of these wonderful, unique vintage Zuni earrings in nice vintage condition. These beauties feature a traditional sunface, eye of God design in sterling, silver accented with turquoise, coral, MOP, and jet inlay. The earrings measure about 1" wide by 1" tall and are unmarked as most vintage Native American pieces from the time period and have been tested for silver content.
For the For the Zuni, the Sun symbolized abundance, continuity, stability, positive energy, hope, happiness, and peace. They associated it with warmth that made life and growth possible. They believed it brought playfulness and joy to children, and good fortune and prosperity to families. So, praying to the Sun was a critical part of Zuni culture. Wonderful, classic Zuni pieces to add to an jewelry collection!

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Old Pawn Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Turquoise

Estimate $1,000 - $5,000Apr 28, 2019