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
Price: Not For Sale
As seen in the Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes book (Page 49)
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.