Description: Zuni is a Native American tribe that is located in New Mexico. They are known for the intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills.
This piece is Zuni handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones. Zuni is a Native American tribe that is located in New Mexico. The Zuni silversmiths are known for the intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills. This piece is a stunning example of the intricate lapidary skills that the Zunis are known for, as each stone is individually cut, polished and inlayed.
This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection (i.e.-estate sale), who collected Native American Jewelry and art in the 1980-1990's.
Material: Sterling Silver, Turquoise, Coral, Mother of Pearl, Jet, Yellow Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: 1-3/4" x 2-1/2"
Weight (in grams): 46
Hallmark/Signature: Ardale R. Mahooty, Zuni, 91 (inscribed)