Charlie Bitsue and Juanita Homer - Navajo/Zuni Velgrove Turquoise Channel Inlay and Silver Necklace c. 1940-50s, 16" length (J13181)
- Circa: 1940-50s
- Size: 16''
43.9g, 16" length, 0.75" x 4.25" center pendant. Acquired from a private collection in Arizona. The owner inherited this from his father, who was once the executive at Valley National Bank in Phoenix, Arizona and collected in the 1950s from traders. Unsigned. Identified by a Zuni expert who knew the artisans personally. Charlie Bitsue (Navajo) did the silverwork. Juanita Homer (Zuni, Leekya Deyuse's daughter and Lambert Homer's wife) did the inlay work.