Snake totem vintage ring by Effie Calavaza, Zuni - turquoise & coral
A marvellous large (size 10) sterling silver Snake Totem ring, signed "Effie C. Zuni" on the back. The design consists of her famous signature - the entwined snakes motif. The snakes have little turquoise and coral inlaid eyes, and wrap around chunky turquoise and coral gemstones. Effie Calvaza is one of the most beloved of Native American artists, and her work is unique - her family now carries on her tradition. She has always worked exclusively with the Snake Totem. This is a genuine, authentic vintage Effie C. piece... a treasure to own and wear. Owning her work is always a privilege. The craftsmanship on this ring is simply stunning. Mens or Womens.... depends on the size of your hand!
Measurements: Oval face, length along the finger = 2.85 cm. Width across the finger = 2.3 cm. Depth (height of setting on the finger) = 9 mm. Band is 6 mm wide at the narrowest point. Weight = nice substantial 25.5 grams.