Vintage Zuni turtle pin/pendant with shell, turquoise and yellow mother of pearl inlay in sterling silver by Nora Leekity circa 1970's / 1980's

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Vintage Zuni turtle pin/pendant with shell, turquoise and yellow mother of pearl inlay in sterling silver by Nora Leekity circa 1970's / 1980's

169.00

Vintage Zuni turtle pin/pendant with shell, turquoise and yellow mother of pearl inlay in sterling silver by Nora Leekity circa 1970's / 1980's

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Vintage Zuni turtle pin/pendant with shell, turquoise and yellow mother of pearl inlay in sterling silver by Nora Leekity circa 1970's / 1980's

Handcrafted by Zuni artist Nora Leekity this lovely little turtle pin is a great example of the workmanship that elevated Zuni jewelry to collector status. The Leekity family of jewelers have been crafting award winning inlay jewelry since early 1940's. Nora is considered an Elder and a Master craftsman of the Zuni nation.

This little turtle measures approximately 2.25 inches across and can be worn as either a pin or a pendant.

Nora signed this turtle on the backside.