This is an old Effie Calavaza cuff featuring 5 rough stones and two intertwined snakes that look like they are ready to strike. The stones sit in a handmade, sawtooth bezel. The piece is well made and very sturdy. It has a wonderful patina that only comes with age.
Effie Calavaza, of the Zuni, is well-known for her snake bracelets and has been making them since the '70's.
This cuff is 9/16" in width. The inside measures 5.25" with a 1" gap for a total of 6/25". Marked Effie C and Zuni. Acid tests sterling. 40.5 grams in weight.
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