Sterling Silver Large Reversible Inlay Birds Pendant Spectacular inlay work with Turquoise, Spiny Oyster, Conch shell, Mother of Pearl, Abalone shell and Coral
New Inlay Art by Native American Zuni artists Harlan and Monica Coonsis
Harlan and Monica Coonsis make a variety of spectacular wildlife works of jewelry art; they use natural materials including various types of shells, and other gemstones including natural turquoise from Kingman Arizona, and "Sleeping Beauty" from near Globe, Arizona Some Coonsis work is featured in well known national museums.
A fine example of intricate multi-stone inlay in traditional Zuni fashion.
This spectacular work features a woodpecker and on the reverse side a Robin. Fantastic design from Harlan and Monica Coonsis just over 2 1/2 inches tall
One side is framed in Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, the other side is framed in Red Coral
The Ring around the setting is approx. 65.5 mm (over 2 1/2") in length (Includes bail) and 50 mm wide" (2")
Total weight just over 38.5 grams.
Signed: "H.M. Coonsis" Sterling
For size reference we usually include US. Coins and currency A Silver Dollar is approx. 37.5 MM in diameter (Just under 1 ½ “)
A penny is just under 19 MM approx. ¾” (A Quarter is approx. 24 MM or 15/16" ) A half dollar is just over 30 MM or just under 1 ¼” A Nickel is approx. 21.2 MM