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Snowflake Pattern Turquoise Flush Channel Inlay Pin

Frank Dishta

About The Snowflake Pattern Turquoise Flush Channel Inlay Pin

Beautifully executed, labor intensive piece, using only the highest quality materials. Perfection crystalized in a snowflake pattern of wonderful symmetry that is elegant on any fabric in any season.

Marked Down $350.00

Gallery Price $525.00

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Beautifully executed, labor intensive piece, using only the highest quality materials. Perfection crystalized in a snowflake pattern of wonderful symmetry that is elegant on any fabric in any season.

About the Artist Frank Dishta, of Zuni Pueblo, was born in 1902. A jeweler since 1924, he developed a unique style of flush channel inlay, using sterling silver and Lone Mountain turquoise. His work is in the permanent collection of the Heard Museum and other prestigious institutions.
Medium Sterling silver and natural Blue Gem turquoise
Troy ounces .33 troy ounces
Size 1 3/4" diameter, 3/16" depth exclusive of pin findings. 7 teardrop stones are 5mm in length X 2mm in width. Round stones are 3mm in diameter.
Date of creation Late 1930's - early 1940's
Condition Excellent
Turquoise Natural Blue Gem turquoise from Nevada, bright blue to dark blue green in color.
Description Fabricated from rolled sheet cut to form channel inlay bezel design. Head and hinge of pin are commercial findings, but pin is hand made.
Provenance Private Arizona collection Si D WH
Gram weight 10.3 grams
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