A WOW colored Spiny Oyster in four different shapes and rounds in two sizes surrounded by a wonderfully detailed sterling silver setting. Featuring rope, bead, ball medallions, wire and Niello work together form this outstanding vintage Navajo made brooch. With a non-structural addition of an O’ring this piece could be worn as a pendant as well. Signed on the back. 26.82 grams. Circa 1970’s.
Marks: STERLING. Initials that look like an EL with the E backwards and an engraved tree in a square.
Measurements: 77.43mm / 3.0” longest point | 5251.08mm / 2.0” widest point | 4.21mm / .165” thick.
Weight: 26.82 Grams.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition, a bit of the Niello work has faded a bit on two of the four outer horseshoe like bits on the ends of the teardrop spiny oyster, surface scratches on the back. Otherwise in great shape.