Robert Eustace, Ring, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Silver, Zuni Handmade, 8
Legendary Zuni artist Robert Eustace creates magnificent pieces of handmade art. This cluster ring displays his famous carved stones beautifully. Robert has used stunning pieces of pure blue Sleeping Beauty Turquoise to make this amazing ring. Each carved leaf, 21 in all, are shaped from thick stones and sit up high above the bezel. You will find twist wire and stamped drops adding to the style of the piece, and a simple split ring band that was made for comfort and given a mirror shine. Robert has etched his name on the back of the ring, an excellent piece that shows off a legendary style of Zuni lapidary work.
Zuni artist Harlan Coonsis made this spectacular mosaic inlay ring. He has used a combination of light and dark red Mediterranean Coral stones to create the mythical Knifewing. You will be taken away by the detail found on the ring and also the size, the figure is beautifully done and comes to life on the silver.
This gorgeous cluster ring was made by Navajo silversmiths Vernon & Clarissa Hale. It all begins with a magnificent piece of petrified wood in the center. They have surrounded that dark colored stone with different shades of spiny oyster and turquoise. It all ends with an easy to wear adjustable ring band. Vernon & Clarissa make wonderful cluster pieces of handmade wearable art.
Navajo artist Michael Perry made this spectacular piece of wearable art. He begins with a piece of spectacular Blue Ridge Turquoise in the center of the ring. This collectible Nevada legend has a gorgeous desert sky blue that is filled with a dark colored spider web matix.
In the Zuni culture all beings belong to one system, whether they are supernatural, animal, or human. The human is the most complete or finished in this system. Animals and the elements are more mysterious and powerful because we do not possess or understand some of their powers.
In the Zuni culture all beings belong to one system, whether they are supernatural, animal, or human. The human is the most complete or finished in this system. Animals and the elements are more mysterious and powerful because we do not possess or understand some of their powers. The Zuni uses the Fetish so he can control or understand those powers beyond his own.