Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today I’m pleased to offer you this BEAUTIFUL Zuni - Effie Calavaza – Sterling Silver Cast Belt Buckle with Coral, Turquoise and a Winding Snake.
GREAT WITH A PAR OF JEANS OR YOU CAN DRESS IT UP FOR THAT SPECIAL OCCASION!
Ref., American Indian Jewelry II: A-L 1800 Artist Biographies BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Effie Calavaza (collaborated with Juan Calavaza), (signed JUAN C.—ZUNI, ca. 1955-70; Effie C. –ZUNI, 1975-?) (Zuni, active 1955-75+: nugget, stampwork, sandcast jewelry)
FAMILY: wife of Juan Calavaza; mother of Susie Calavaza, Gloria Jean Garcia, Georgiana Yatsatti, four other children
TEACHER: Juan Calavaza, her husband
AWARDS: Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, NM
COLLECTIONS: Dr. Gregory & Angie Yan Schaaf, Santa Fe; Sharon & Don Wright
FORMS: bolos, bracelets, buckle, cuff links, earrings, money clips, necklaces, pendants, pins, rings, watchbands
FAVORITE DESIGNS: Snakes
GALLERIES: Richardson Trading Co., Gallup, NM
PUBLICATIONS: bell 1975:22; Levy 1980:61; Bassman 1992:37; Wright 2000:42
Inventory #: 136ZUN100
Size: - L. 3.5" x W. 2.25"
Weight: 99.3g or 3.49oz
Artist/Hallmark: Effie Calavaza / CALAVAZA
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,
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