Feast your eyes on this fantastic turquoise snake eye Zuni handcrafted sterling silver link bracelet, by Peter & Vivian Haloo. This Bracelet was made by the Zuni artists Peter III & Vivian Haloo. Peter and Vivian Haloo have been creating beautiful jewelry since 1965. Vivian has recently passed away. Peter would do the silver work and set the stones, while his wife did the polishing. They specialized in snake eye settings using his grandparents" designs.
This bracelet is set with one-hundred-seventy-five (175) individually bezel set genuine turquoise snake-eyes (5 rows - 7 sections of 25 stones each), PLUS there is one single snake-eye on the clasp. What an incredible amount of work goes into making one of these bracelets!
This is a stunning silver and turquoise link bracelet. The piece has 7 segments that are formed on a curvature - each with 25 turquoise stones - for a total of 175 turquoise stones. Each segment is linked to the next with silver hinges. The slide closure snaps firmly in place and has a lobster claw security chain for extra protection. The bracelet measures about 7 around inside when closed. It is 3/4 wide. Extremely comfortable to wear.
Treat yourself or someone special to a beautiful piece of jewelry created by these famous Zuni artists. Check our store for more turquoise and coral snake-eye jewelry made this renown Zuni family. If you are interested in seeing/reading more about these fine Zuni artists, Peter III and Vivian Haloo, you can look them up in Zuni The Art and The People, Vol.3, page 38 or Barton Wright's Hallmarks of the Southwest page 73.
Brand new in perfect condition. All stones secure in their settings. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included. Weighs 46 grams. Hallmarked P&V HALOO ZUNI.