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Guardian, Zuni Inlay Pendant and Silver Bead Necklace from the Jewel Box Col.

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Description: A beautiful, vintage Zuni inlay necklace from the famous, Jewel Box collection. The Jewel Box was owned by Morrey and Honeylou Resnick. They opened in 1949 and were located in downtown Phoenix. Later it was moved to North Central Avenue, until it closed in May, 2006. Over the years, they amassed a large collection of Native American Jewelry. Several of their pieces were photographed in the famous Arizona Highways turquoise issues from the 1970s, including the well-known magazines of the January 1974 issue, the August 1974 issue and the March 1975 issue. This is a beautiful inlay bird pendant, set with coral, mother of pearl, abalone, black onyx, and shell. Tested as sterling silver.

Maker: Sammy and Esther Guardian, Zuni.

Approx. Age: Dated, 1975.

Size: Measures 24" around the neck. Pendant is an additional 3" wide X 3" long. Weighs 84.1 g.

Condition: Good for its age. Normal wear and minor imperfections expected on used and vintage items.

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