Home | Books | Articles | Shopping | View Cart | Contact | Site Map | Search
Hattie - Zuni Sterling Silver
Paula says - "Snake Eye and Needlepoint items that have many tiny rows and columns of stones are usually described as to how many stones width x height. For example, this bracelet has 7 stones across 15 rows down so it would be called a 7x15 and have 105 stones.
"Open wire bracelets are traditional Navajo and Zuni bracelet forms. The open spaces allow for ventilation, thus making the bracelets more comfortable to wear in hot and humid weather. Read more . . .
|Sleeping Beauty Turquoise comes from one of the largest turquoise mines in North America located in Gila County, Arizona near the town of Globe. This turquoise is prized for its uniform blue color with little or no matrix that allows the stones to be easily matched and cut. It is the favorite stone of Zuni Pueblo silversmiths for use in petit point, needlepoint and inlay jewelry. Only 4% of the turquoise taken from the mine is left natural. Most is is enhanced or stabilized and sold to large distributors in the USA and Europe.|