Zuni Effie Calavaza Turquoise And Coral Genuine Sterling Silver Bracelet AX96895

Regular Price: $1,799.98

Special Price $899.99

Availability: In stock

MATERIALS:

Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.

MEASUREMENTS:

The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-5/8", plus a 1-1/2" opening, and 1" at widest point. The bracelets weighs 123 grams.

DESCRIPTION:

This is a very exquisite bracelet that must not be overlooked! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist J. Effie Calavaza, out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise and Coral stones. The bracelet has a total of FIVE stones that are delicately set in hand cut bezels settings, while mini silver beads and stamped patterns can be seen accenting for a wonderful finish. The bracelet is stamped Zuni and is hallmarked.

Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.

Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls. 

Well-known artist Effie Calavaza is from the Zuni Tribe, which is located in New Mexico. Effie was taught by her husband Juan Calavaza and began silver work in 1956. She combined her husband's work and her designs to create some of the most beautiful and most distinctive Native American art! Her hand done work is among the best and most recognized jewelry in the southwest. Her jewelry is stamped with the family hallmark EFFIE C. ZUNI, which is used by Effie and her three daughters Georgiana Yatsattie, Gloria Jean Garcia, and Susie Calavaza. Effie's daughters assist her in the jewelry making (she shared her spouse's mark, JUAN C. ZUNI, until his death ca. 1970). To this day Effie's work is collected throughout the world and she continues making jewelry because she enjoys it!

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKU AX96895
Material Details Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.
Measurements and Info The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-5/8", plus a 1-1/2" opening, and 1" at widest point. The bracelets weighs 123 grams.
Stamped By Artist, Zuni
Categories Bracelets
Artist J. Effie Calavaza
Tribe Zuni
Bracelet Style Cuff
Setting Type Multiple Stones
Number Of Stones Five
Number of Strands of Links No
Item Color Multicolor
Item Color Primary Turquoise
Item Color Secondary Coral
Animal or Symbol No

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    Posted by Bennett W. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    This necklace was delivered in a timely fashion, and was exactly as described. VERY pleased with this product and the overall shopping experience !!! Highly Recommend :-)
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    I love these earrings. I selected them because of the rich purple color of the beads and the beautiful design. So pretty!
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    I received my DNA results and was surprised to have Native American. I immediately felt that I needed an authentic Native American piece of jewelry. I found this web site and went for it! The pieces looked stunning on the site. I received my bracelet and ring. The bracelet is absolutely more stunning in person and made with love. The turquoise stone and metal design are absolutely elegant. The ring stones are a nice size and crafted to perfection. I will order again from this site and enjoy wearing my native American jewelry proudly? I have already placed another order for a second ring and plan on ordering a belt buckle. The quality of every piece is unique and worth it. Thank you Rebeca
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