Delicate Vintage ZUNI Native American Cuff Bracelet - Multi Gemstone Inlay
A delicate and vibrant vintage Cuff bracelet by an artist of the Zuni Tribe - featuring the traditional Zuni gemstone inlay technique where stones are hand-cut and carefully arranged in fine geometric patterns. These are four stones of blue Turquoise, red Coral, black Jet, and white Mother of Pearl; symbolizing the "Four Directions" spirituality of the Native American peoples. Traditional handmade Sterling Silver cuff base with "teardrop" ornamentation.
It is a lightweight Cuff, easy to wear, for a small-to-medium female wrist. The colours are plenty vibrant for its delicate size! Slightly flexible, though it is not recommended to bend any cuff containing gemstones. Always check the size to make sure it is the correct fit.
Measurements: weight of cuff: 8.2 grams (lightweight). Total width of band at widest point is 1.8 cm. Width of band at narrowest is .3 cm. Gemstone inlay design is .8 cm at widest. Measurement around Cuff is 14 cm / 5.5 inches. Gap is 3 cm or 1.5 inches. Total is 17 cm, or 6.5 inches -- suitable for a small to medium female wrist. Not signed as is typical for vintage Native pieces from the 1970s and earlier.
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