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Sterling Beads and Pendant


Item Number: DR 1240
Pueblo: Zuni Pueblo
Artist: Angie Cheama
Medium: Sterling silver, turquoise, and Mediterranean Coral
Age: 1960s
Dimensions: 26″ strand of sterling beads with a pendant of 2″ x 1 5/8″



This gorgeous pendant is crafted in sterling silver in a long teardrop that frames two sky blue turquoise cabochons and a Mediterranean coral cabochon.  The center is embellished with a leaf and  6 beads of sterling and bordered with incised designs.

The sterling silver beads of the necklace are bench melon beads interspersed with fluted beads. Angie Cheama is a renowned Zuni artist who has been crafting jewelry since 1952.  Her work is highly collectible.

Condition: Excellent- original condition
Provenance:  Purchased from the aritist by my mother and kept in her private collection.

Additional information

Weight 2 oz