Vintage Zuni Thunderbird Inlay Cuff
Take time to enjoy the complex inlay in this impressive Zuni thunderbird cuff. The handmade piece was crafted with mosaic and channel inlay of mother of pearl, jet, natural turquoise, spiny oyster and white shell. Notice the striking sunface design in the center of the bird's chest along with its expressive open beak. The detail of inlay here is exceptional!
Dating circa 1945, this joyful, one-of-a-kind piece of wearable art spans time and place to become a bold, chic statement piece that feels at home even in today's stylish wardrobe. The bracelet measures 5 3/8" inside circumference with a 1 3/16" opening and large 2 3/8" width. It's unsigned and speaking of style, was once collected by Martha Hopkins Struever for her Santa Fe gallery.