The artist of this beautiful sterling/copper brooch showing the church of San Esteban del Rey Mission at the Acome Pueblo is unknown. It is marked on the back with “ San Esteban de Acoma”, the letters “HB” and a Dragonfly stamp. An Acoma Pueblo artist could have handcrafted this most unusual church brooch.. The Acoma Pueblo is often called Sky City and the mission was build in 1629 under the direction of Friar Juan Ramirez and completed in 1640.
Brooch measures 2 1/8 inches by 1 5/8 inches. Wei ...click for details
Beautiful hand crafted sterling/copper southwestern pueblo church brooch handcrafted by Hispanic artist Carlos Perez. Made likely in the 70s.
Brooch measures 1 ¾ inches by 1-¾ inches. Weight is 0.40 oz. or 11 grams.