Navajo Silver Box with Zuni Blue Gem Turquoise Inlay

Artist: Once Known
Dimensions: 3 3/4″L x 2 5/8”W x 1 3/4”H
Tribe: Navajo/ Zuni
Stone: Blue Gem Turquoise
Material: Silver

As seen in Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes (Page 49)

Elegant Vessels Book

The practice of repurposing bow guards as box tops continued well into the twentieth century. This box has a cruciform central design element channel-set with Blue Gem Turquoise.

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