Large Fancy Bird Pin
This fun cool dude is wearing a Sleeping Beauty turquoise concho belt, bolo, hat band & vest, which are all raised nuggets. A very unique wonderfully funny, quirky piece of whimsical inlay art.
On show at the Albuquerque Museum
AMERICAN JEWELRY FROM NEW MEXICO
June 2nd through to October 13- 2018
Height 4″ (10cm)
Width at widest 2 7/8″ (7.2cm)
Weight -55 grams
The 2 1/2″ ( 6.3cm) pin – sits vertically – from the bottom of his body to the brim of his hat.
Materials – Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Mother of pearl, jet, white stone ? shell.
ON LOAN TO MUSEUM UNTIL END OCTOBER