Zuni Inlaid Butterfly Squash Blossom Necklace and Bracelet by Rosita Wallace For Sale
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Zuni Inlaid Butterfly Squash Blossom Necklace and Bracelet by Rosita Wallace

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Stunning Vintage 1970's Sterling Silver Native American Zuni Butterfly Set was made by Zuni silversmiths/lapidarists... Anselm & Rosita Wallace. The sterling silver necklace and the bracelet are beautifully inlaid with turquoise, jet, spiny lobster and mother of pearl. This impressive squash blossom necklace has a center section that features the butterfly with flowers on either side. From the center piece going up the neck, there are 4 smaller butterflieson each side spaced between sterling silver balls. The necklace in strung on wire and terminates in a hoop and loop closure. The necklace is 27" long x 2.75 tall x .5" deep. The matching cuff bracelet features a butterfly flanked on either side by coral and turquoise flowers. It measures 1.60" tall by 2.75" wide. Made to fit up to a 7" wrist Necklace signed A. Rosita Wallace, Zuni. The matching bracelet is not signed. Both pieces come from a collector who bought them together. Biography from Zuni Collection: Rosita Wallace's mosaic inlay style gives her work a delicate look, but the fine quality of her settings make her creations lasting treasures. Rosita created her butterflies in the 1970's, and worked with her ex-husband, Anselm Wallace (See "Zuni: The Art and The People," Vol 2, Page 14). She has become one of the best-known and most widely recognized Zuni artist today. Rosita's work is also published in "Zuni Jewelry," by Theda and Michael Bassman, among others. Rosita left this world in February, 2012.

Details

  • Creator
    Rosita Wallace
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970s
  • Condition Details
    Normal wear and tarnish for its age.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 2.75 in. x D .50 in.H 69.85 mm x D 12.7 mm
  • Length
    27 in. (685.8 mm)
  • Seller Location
    Miami Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    LU1584932143
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