Important Vintage Native American Zuni Turquoise Sterling Silver Bracelet
Erma Waatsa, a talented Zuni jewelry artist, has made a significant impact with her exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to preserving the art of Zuni jewelry making. Hailing from the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, Waatsa comes from a long line of renowned jewelers and has continued the family legacy with her own unique style. Her jewelry creations are characterized by intricate stone inlay work, showcasing a meticulous attention to detail and a deep understanding of the materials she works with. Waatsa's pieces often feature vibrant gemstones meticulously set within sterling silver, creating stunning designs that reflect the natural beauty and cultural traditions of the Zuni people. Through her artistry, Waatsa pays homage to her heritage while also pushing the boundaries of Zuni jewelry making, blending traditional techniques with contemporary aesthetics. Her work has garnered widespread acclaim and has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide, solidifying her status as a respected and influential Zuni jewelry artist.
The bracelet features diamond-shaped Blue Gem turquoise inlay, hand carved silver beads, and a solid silver cuff! The width of the bracelet measures around 1/4". Signed by Zuni artist, Erma Waatsa. Sterling silver. Cir. 1970's+. The inside end to end measures around 4-7/8" with an additional 1-1/4" gap. Sturdy 10 grams.
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