This turquoise pinwheel jewelry was 100% handcrafted with the American Indian artist's signature "V. Martinez" Zuni, on the back of the pendant.
This turquoise jewelry has the
beautiful southwest design and appeal with turquoise pieces in a pin
wheel pattern and measures 1 3/4 inch in length
including the bale and 1 inch across. The turquoise pin wheel pieces are
set in sterling silver.
To the Navajo tribe, the color turquoise represents happiness, luck, and health. Turquoise is also the most common component of Native American Jewelry. The Navajo were talented in molding turquoise into beads, and making Heishi necklaces.