Zuni Pueblo Elaborate Snake Eye Earrings PAIR

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H. Quetawki, Zuni Pueblo Jeweler
  • Category: Earrings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium: silver, turquoise;
    for pierced ears
  • Size: 2-¼” long x ¾” diameter;
    for pierced ears
  • Item # C4643.79
  • Price: $320

This pair of Zuni Pueblo silver and turquoise earrings is extraordinary. The round portion is covered with miniature snake eye turquoise cabs. Attached to the round piece, is a semi-circle silver platform, also filled with miniature snake eye turquoise cabs. Attached to this silver platform are wire circles which host flat silver pendants. The earrings are fitted for pierced ears.

The maker's name H. Quetawki is etched on the back of one earring. The artist is listed in Bille Hougart's book The Little Book of Marks on Southwestern Silver without any further information other than it is an artist from Zuni Pueblo.


Condition: very good condition

Provenance: these Zuni Pueblo Elaborate Snake Eye Earrings PAIR are from a private collection

Reference: Hougart, Bille. The Little Book of Marks on Southwestern Silver

TAGS: Zuni PuebloSouthwest Indian JewelryH. Quetawki

The earrings are fitted for pierced ears.

 

H. Quetawki, Zuni Pueblo Jeweler
  • Category: Earrings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium: silver, turquoise;
    for pierced ears
  • Size: 2-¼” long x ¾” diameter;
    for pierced ears
  • Item # C4643.79
  • Price: $320

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