Turquoise Coral Zuni Effie Calavaza Snake Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet RX109113

Regular Price: $399.98

Special Price $199.99

Availability: In stock

MATERIALS:

Sterling silver, real Turquoise and Coral.

MEASUREMENTS:

The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-3/8", plus a 1-1/4" opening, and 3/8" at widest point. 

DESCRIPTION:

Expect plenty of compliments while wearing this stunning bracelet! 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 Corals. The bracelet has a total of NINE stones, FIVE of which are delicately set in hand cut bezels in the midst of two magnificent silver snake designs, while the other FOUR are inlaid and create the snakes' eyes. Silver beads and imprinted designs can be seen accenting the snake designs for a marvelous finish. The snake is found in many healing and fertility rituals. It is also connected with lightning, speed, and being able to move undetected. The bracelet is stamped Zuni and is hallmarked by the artist.

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 RX109113
Material Details Sterling silver, real Turquoise and Coral.
Measurements and Info The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-3/8", plus a 1-1/4" opening, and 3/8" at widest point.
Stamped By Artist, Zuni
Categories Bracelets
Artist Effie Calavaza
Tribe Zuni
Bracelet Style Cuff
Setting Type Inlay, Multiple Stones
Number Of Stones Nine
Number of Strands of Links No
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 4.94 out of 5 stars from 393 reviews

  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Great quality jewelery!
    Posted by Claudette K. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    Both pair of earrings I ordered were beautiful & wonderful quality. I will definitely order from you again...Thanks!
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Bracelet and Earrings
    Posted by Silke G. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    I loved my new Jewelrys. Really amazing Handcraft and the Size of the Bracelet is perfect. The Sopservice is perfect. Thanks for all and many Greetings from Germany ????????????????
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Multi Ring
    Posted by Tracy C. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    The ring is absolutely beautiful & fits perfectly. Love the different colors, the size & how quickly I received.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Awesome
    Posted by Elizabeth B. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    Delivered fast,fits great and is beautiful I definitely recommend.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Love my ring !
    Posted by Margaret N. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    I r been a customer for a whileS f this purchase confirmed I’m here for keeps. My ring is gorgeous and fits beautifully. Thank you Native Smerican Jewelry ????????????????
per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. ...
  7. 79

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