Vintage Zuni Inlay Turquoise Necklace By Frank Vacit

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Offered here for your consideration is a vintage Zuni inlay turquoise necklace by Frank Vacit. This necklace features three channel inlay natural turquoise (varying in color due to age) pendants each resting in a smooth silver setting. The settings are connected with silver links and a handmade silver link chain and silver findings complete this piece nicely. This piece would look beautiful alone or layered with other necklaces. Add it to your collection now!

MAKER: Hallmarked with an ear of corn (stamped). Frank Vacit (1915-1999; Zuni). Active 1930s to 1970s. Vacit was an artist , lapidary and silversmith. He was a master of the Zuni inlay style using mosaic and channel inlay in the 1930s, as well as an early user of a hallmark.

APPROX AGE:  Vintage (meaning somewhere between the 1930s to 1970s).

SIZE: This necklace measures approximately 16 1/2 inches from end to end, and the center pendant measures 3 inches across at the widest point x 1 inch from top to bottom. The side pendants measure 2 1/2 inches across at the widest point x 5/8 inch from top to bottom. The total weight for this item is 60.1 grams.

CONDITION: Good for its age, normal wear expected. Please look closely at the pictures as they are an important part of our description and are hereby incorporated into the description, specifically with regards to condition.