Effie Calavaza Turquoise Zuni Snake Sterling Silver Watch SX109368

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MATERIALS:

Sterling silver and real Turquoise.

MEASUREMENTS:

Watch tips measure approximately 1-3/8" long and 7/8" at widest point. The watch will fit a wrist that is approximately 7-1/8", if you would like the band can be adjusted to fit a wrist that is from size 5" to size 9" at no additional cost to you, this will guarantee that the watch will fit your wrist comfortably (YOU MUST NOTIFY US OF DESIRED CHANGE TO WRIST SIZE OR YOU WILL RECEIVE THE WATCH AT THE SIZE MENTIONED ABOVE!). We are one of the few if not the only business on the Internet that offers to size the watch at no additional cost to you.

DESCRIPTION:

This lovely watch is a work of art and has everything you could possibly want from a piece of Native American jewelry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Effie Calavaza, out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise stones. The watch has a total of EIGHT stones, FOUR of which are delicately placed in hand cut bezel settings in the midst of TWO gorgeous silver snake designs, while the other FOUR stones are inlaid and create the snakes' eyes. Imprinted designs and silver beads can be seen accenting the snake designs for an incredible finish. The snake is found in many healing and fertility rituals. It is also connected with lightning, speed, and being able to move undetected. The watch tips are stamped Zuni and hallmarked by the artist.

We provide you with a complementary watch face.

Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.

Well-known artist Effie Calavaza is from the Zuni Tribe, which is located in New Mexico. Effie was taught by her husband Juan Calavaza and began silver work in 1956. She combined her husband's work and her designs to create some of the most beautiful and most distinctive Native American art! Her sand casting and hand done work are among the best and most recognized jewelry in the southwest. Her jewelry is stamped with the family hallmark EFFIE C. ZUNI, which is used by Effie and her three daughters Georgiana Yatsattie, Gloria Jean Garcia, and Susie Calavaza. Effie's daughters assist her in the jewelry making (she shared her spouse's mark, JUAN C. ZUNI, until his death ca. 1970). To this day Effie's work is collected throughout the world and she continues making jewelry because she enjoys it!

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKUSX109368
Material DetailsSterling silver and real Turquoise.
Measurements and InfoWatch tips measure approximately 1-3/8" long and 7/8" at widest point. The watch will fit a wrist that is approximately 7-1/8", if you would like the band can be adjusted to fit a wrist that is from size 5" to size 9" at no additional cost to you, this will guarantee that the watch will fit your wrist comfortably (YOU MUST NOTIFY US OF DESIRED CHANGE TO WRIST SIZE OR YOU WILL RECEIVE THE WATCH AT THE SIZE MENTIONED ABOVE!). We are one of the few if not the only business on the Internet that offers to size the watch at no additional cost to you.
HallmarkedBy Artist, Zuni
CategoriesWatches
ArtistEffie Calavaza
TribeZuni
Watch StyleStretch
Setting TypeInlay, Multiple Stones
Number Of StonesEight
Stone ColorBlue
StoneTurquoise
Item Color SecondaryN/A
Creative DesignSnake

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