Pin, Pendant, Cluster, Petit Point, Turquoise, Hallmark, Vintage, 441

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Grandmother Pin, Mother Pin or a Cluster Pin - whatever you want to call it, it always makes an impression.

Handcrafted by Zuni silversmith, Vernon Wallace, this grandmother pin features two rings of petit point turquoise stones radiating out from the key center stone.  Add this to your scarf, hat, or handbag...or better yet, gift it to a “mom-to-be!”

History: In traditional Navajo & Zuni cluster pins, the center stone is said to symbolize the matriarch of the family. She is the center of the home with all of the other family members and their families radiating outward.

Vernon Wallace (1950-; Zuni). Active since the 1970s. Petit point. Shares the mark of his wife Judy Wallace.

Mark:V. WALLACE ZUNI(etched print)
  • artist: Vernon Wallace
  • affiliation: Zuni
  • markings: (etched engraving pen) V WALLACE
  • materials: sterling silver, turquoise
  • dimensions: 2 1/4"
  • weight: 18 grams
  • closure: locking c-clasp and converter pendant
  • condition: very good vintage condition with oxidation and wear
  • style number: JP441
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