Presented here is a Vintage Native American, Zuni, "sun chief" in full plains indian headress Kachina ring. The ring is stamped with the Zuni sun symbol and the letters AL for Andrew Laahte. It is a vintage Estate jewelry piece dating from the 1980s and in good condition, showing few signs of wear, with no scratches or chips to the inlay stone and shell work. The ring is a size 8.
Andrew Laahte was a member of the Native American Zuni tribe and well known for his traditional inlay work using high grade stones and mother of pearl shell to create his pieces. The sterling silver inlayed with Turquoise, jet, coral and mother of pearl in this ring is of a very high grade. The sun face chief , in full headress, measures 1 inch by 3/4 inch and is 3 1/2 mm in thickness.
This highly collectable Katchina ring will be sent to you in a black velvet ring box for keeping.
Signed Andrew Laahte sun chief Kachina ring