Effie Calavaza Turquoise Coral Zuni Sterling Silver Snake Ring Size 5 SX110110

Regular Price: $73.98

Special Price $36.99

Availability: In stock

MATERIALS:

Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.

MEASUREMENTS:

Ring is size 5, it measures approximately 5/8" long and 3/8" wide.

DESCRIPTION

This is a very gorgeous ring that would make a great gift! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Effie Calavaza out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise stones, and a real Coral. The ring has a total of FOUR stones, TWO of which are inlayed and create the snakes eyes, while the other TWO stones are set in hand cut bezel in the midst of a gorgeous silver snake design. Imprinted patterns and silver beads can be seen accenting for a fantastic finish. The snake is found in many healing and fertility rituals. It is also connected with lightning, speed, and being able to move undetected. 

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 sand casting and hand done work are 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 SX110110
Material Details Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.
Measurements and Info Ring is size 5, it measures approximately 5/8" long and 3/8" wide.
Stamped None
Categories Rings
Artist Effie Calavaza
Tribe Zuni
Ring Size 5
Setting Type Multiple Stones
Number Of Stones Four
Item Color Multicolor
Item Color Primary Turquoise
Item Color Secondary Coral
Animal or Symbol Snake

Reviews

Customer Reviews See all Reviews

 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5

NativeAmericanJewelry.com is rated 4.93 out of 5 stars from 319 reviews

  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Earrings
    Posted by Pat P. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    They are what I expected, they were ship out and arrived on time! I just love them, will be ordering again!
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Pendant
    Posted by Marlene R. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    Love my new Zuni woodpecker pendant. Transaction went smoothly, and pendant arrived promptly. Very pleased, and will definitely be back.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    sterling ring multicolor
    Posted by Maria letizia R. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    The ring is fantastic;immediately shipped after the order. 100% positive.I'll surely purchase again in future.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Turquoise necklace
    Posted by Ellen W. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    Lovely and well constructed. Large enough to wear on its own but will look great with layering necklaces
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Very happy
    Posted by Vickie C. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    Everything was expected great experience
per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. ...
  7. 64

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Super Buff Sterling Silver Gold Jewelry Polishing Cloth

Super Buff Sterling Silver Gold Jewelry Polishing Cloth

Regular Price: $16.98

Special Price $8.49