This sterling silver cuff features a large and beautifully rendered mosaic design of a kachina dancer. The piece was made by Zuni Bev Etsate, who is known for this style. The background is black jet, as is the kachina's hair and beard, which are raised to give dimension. In fact, the entire image of the dancer is raised, stone atop of stone, built up. Some of the stones include blue turquoise, red coral, and both white and yellow Mother of Pearl. I love how the oval shaped design is framed, first set in a sawtooth bezel that is then surrounded by thin twist wire and on either side and a fan of silver dots on both top and bottom. The shank is not very wide, and it has twist wire that picks up the sparkle in the frame. Etched in the back with the artist's hallmark. This did have a matching ring, which is listed separately.
When talking about cuff measurements, we should first start with the face of the piece. The oval shaped bezel in the center is about 1-7/8" tall. Then measuring for fit: This bracelet is 5-5/8" in length taking a soft tape measure along the inside, with a gap or opening of just over 1-1/8", so just over 6-3/4" total including the opening. The piece would look great on a woman or a man, yet the narrow shank--it is about 3/8" wide for most of the sides--is somewhat delicate. In excellent shape, hardly worn and stored with tarnish-resistant paper.
An uncommon Zuni piece.
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