Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today up for your consideration is this ONE OF A KIND Zuni - Sterling Silver and Multi Stone Channel Inlay Earrings by VELMA DEWA. This beautiful par of earrings starts off with inlaid Pink Coral followed by nice deep blue Lapis stones, continued with dark green Malachite in the middle and ending with Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. All the stones in the earrings are eye catching and have such depth to them as if you can see through to all the layers. One of the many beautiful things about these earrings is all the different colors makes for outfit matching very easy. These earrings would make a fantastic gift or great addition to anyone’s collection.
Ref., American Indian Jewelry II: A-L 1800 Artist Biographies
BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Velma E. Dewa (Vel, Velma Eriacho Dewa), (collaborates sometimes with Don C. Dewa), (signs D. & V. DEWA, ZUNI) (Zuni, active 1970s-present: needlepoint, cluster, mosaic, channel inlay jewelry)
FAMILY: m. granddaughter of Johnny Quam; daughter of Sefferino & Loretta Quam Eriacho; sister of Donald Eriacho; wife of Don C. Dewa
FORMS: bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pendants, pins, rings
MATERIALS: silver, coral, turquoise
PUBLICATIONS: Bell 1975:24-25; Bassman 1992:14, 36; Indian Artist Fall 1995:125, 129; Ostler, Rodee & Nahohai 1996:93; Wright 2000:.59.
Size Dia: 1”
Hallmark/Artist: VELMA DEWA ZUNI, N.M. Sterling
Condition: Excellent Condition
A NICE Addition to Anyone’s Collection…
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