Zuni Snake Eye Silver and Turquoise Ring

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Artist Unknown
  • Category: Jewelry Rings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo
  • Medium: Sterling Silver, Turquoise
  • Size: ¾” x ½” Face; Ring Size: 3-½
  • Item # C4070N
  • Price: $395.00

This very small ring features 12 circular cabochons of turquoise, ranging in color from light green to sky blue. The stones are arranged in a rectangular shape in rows of four with two small bands of twisted wire separating them. There are tiny silver drops along the edge of the crown. The rectangle is set on a three-prong shank. The ring dates from the second half of the 20th Century. It is unsigned.


Condition: The Zuni Snake Eye Silver and Turquoise Ring is in good condition. There is a dark patina which comes only with age and wear.

Provenance: The ring is from an extensive Southwest Indian Jewelry collection in Colorado

Recommended Reading: Zuni Jewelry by Theda Bassman

Artist Unknown
  • Category: Jewelry Rings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo
  • Medium: Sterling Silver, Turquoise
  • Size: ¾” x ½” Face; Ring Size: 3-½
  • Item # C4070N
  • Price: $395.00

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