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J1050 Gladys Smith

Zuni Rain God Cuff

Price: $1,200.00
 
Description

Zuni Rain God sterling silver and inlay bracelet by Zuni artist Gladys Smith. The raised inlay is turquoise, coral, mother-of-pearl and jet. “Sayatasha set by Gladys Smith, Zuni Rain God of the North, Indian Hand Made/Sterling Silver” is etched on the inside of the bracelet. Dated 4/76.

The inside of the bracelet is 5 ¾” with a 1” gap.

 Sayatasha, the ZUNI RAIN God of the North is said to have power over the rain and accompanies the Shalako during the Rain Dance.

Shown with Ring J1050b @ $500.00

 

About the Artist

Gladys Smith is known for her inlay kachina jewelry, especially the Zuni Rain God. The Montana Mining Company at one time was owned or operated by Pat Kelsey. Along with Gladys Smith, Tom Cowboy, and Patsy Spencer worked there as well. Even though they were Navajo they all did top notch Zuni style inlay work

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

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Bischoff's Gallery

3925 N Brown Ave • Scottsdale, AZ • 85251

Phone: 480 946 6155

Fax: 480 945 3583

Email: sales@bischoffsouthwestart.com