Here you have an exquisite needlepoint flower pendant. Handmade from Sterling Silver and Turquoise by Zuni artist Vera Halusewa, this pendant is a truly beautiful testament to Zuni Jewelry.
The Zuni jewelry making technique used here is called needlepoint. It is a very common technique to see among Zuni Jewelry and entails shaping stones into very small, neede-like shapes and then setting them into Sterling Silver bezels and forming a pattern.
Vera Halusewa is an absolute master of needlepoint, as can be seen her in her excellent craftsmanship.