Branson - Zuni 10K Gold, Lapis Lazuli and Multi-Stone Scarab Egyptian Revival Set c. 1950-60s, Includes Reversible Necklace, Bracelet, and Ring (J14924-071)
- Circa: 1950-60s
Necklace: 39.5g, 18" length, 1.5" x 1" pendant. Bracelet: 83g, size 6 bracelet, 1.75" bandwidth, no gap, hallmarked "BRANSON". Ring: 14.2g, size 8.25 with 1.125" x .75" face. Stones include lapis lazuli, turquoise, coral and mother of pearl. Acquired from the grandson of Oscar and Ethel Branson, the original collectors. The Bransons owned the Treasure House in Old Town, Albuquerque and in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They also authored several Native American and Southwest art books. This jewelry set was originally made for Oscar Branson's wife, Ethel Branson.