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J1221 Zuni Ring

Sleeping Beauty Inlay

Price: $160.00
 
Description

Zuni sterling silver row ring.  The five rows of channel inlay are Sleeping Beauty turquoise. size 8 3/4

The Sleeping Beauty mine near Globe, Arizona is one of the largest active turquoise mines in North America. Sleeping Beauty is known for its solid bright blue color without matrix. This makes it a favorite of Zuni silversmiths.

Channel inlay is one of the most intricate techniques of jewelry making.  An inlay base design is made and a rim of silver is soldered around the edges.  Silver partitions are put in to form “boxes” for the cut stones to fit into.

About Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery opened in 1999. The gallery, located in historic Old town Scottsdale, Arizona carries work by Native American, western, and southwestern artists. Known for it's collection of Native American Jewelry, Bischoff's also offers a selection of Navajo rugs, kachinas, pottery, baskets and fine art from artisans of many tribes...

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Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 5:30pm and all other times by appointment.

Customer Service

Contact Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery

3925 N Brown Ave • Scottsdale, AZ • 85251

Phone: 480 946 6155

Fax: 480 945 3583

Email: sales@bischoffsouthwestart.com