Dennis & Nancy Edaakie Native American Zuni Indian Bird Sterling Inlaid Pendant

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Zuni jeweler Dennis Edaakie was born in 1931 and passed away in 2008 at the age of 72. Dennis was one of the top Zuni jewelry artists, having won many awards over his life. Dennis made Native American jewelry with the help of his wife Nancy. They began making inlay bird designs in the 1950s by studying different birds from a bird book he bought. Dennis died while out on his nightly walk thru his neighbor’s corn field in Zuni, NM. They stamped his work Dennis & Nancy Edaakie. This pendant is made from Sterling Silver and beautifully adorned with inlaid stones of turquoise, jet, coral & mother of pearl made into a design of a Robin bird.
SIGNED Dennis & Nancy Edaakie.
 
The dimensions are 2" tall by 1 3/16" wide. (51MM Long by 29mm Wide.)