Zuni Pueblo Turquoise and Silver Snake Eye Pair Earrings [SOLD]

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Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Earrings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium: silver, turquoise
  • Size: for pierced ears;
    2-½” total length; ⅞” diameter
  • Item # C4361L
  • SOLD

The highlight of these Zuni Pueblo silver earrings is the circular section filled with miniature “snake eye” turquoise cabochons, each of which was meticulously cut and domed.  Suspended from the circle are seven silver dangles that shimmer during movement.  The post from which the circle is suspended is concealed with four snake eye cabs.  The earrings are equipped for pierced ears.

Condition: original condition

Provenance: these Zuni Pueblo Turquoise and Silver Snake Eye Pair Earrings are from a private collection

Recommended Reading: Navajo and Pueblo Earrings 1850-1945 by Robert Bauver

Relative Links: Southwest Indian JewelryZuni PuebloEarrings

Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Earrings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium: silver, turquoise
  • Size: for pierced ears;
    2-½” total length; ⅞” diameter
  • Item # C4361L
  • SOLD

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