Zuni Morenci Turquoise Inlay Bracelet by Larry Loretto

Product Description

Here we have a Stunning Channel Inlay Bracelet by Zuni Artist Larry Loretto. The Sterling Silver Cuff is Inlaid with Morenci Turquoise from the Morenci Mine in Southern Arizona. The Morenci Mine is known to have produced some of the finest Turquoise ever seen.

The Zuni jewelry-making technique of channel inlay consists of creating silver channels, then the artist carves and inlays the stones to fit perfectly within the channels. The artist buffs the surface to create a smooth and seamless finish. 

Larry Loretto's Jewelry is much sought-after. He is known for his perfection of the Zuni Channel Inlay technique and for his use of the best quality materials possible. 


Item Number:
B0036
Artist:
Larry Loretto
Dimensions:
5 1/2" End to End with 1 1/2" Opening (7" Total Cuircumference)
Tribe:
Zuni
$ 375
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Zuni Silversmith, Larry Loretto, is well- recognized for his inlay and channel inlay designs, in particular bracelets and cuffs. His pieces are distinctive in their regular style of a bane of stones, running central across the bracelet, framed by silver. Larry learned by both watching and also some guidance from his brother-in-law, Johnny Coonsis and has been a master of his craft for the past 15 years. Sill a young artist at 40, Loretto is currently teaching his son the art of silverwork. Native American Jewelry fans are au fait with Loretto’s bold, contemporary pieces and he is sought after for his minimalist expressions.
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X-Small 4 1/2" - 5" 4 3/4" - 5 1/4"
Small 5 1/8" - 5 1/2" 5 3/8" - 5 3/4"
Medium 5 5/8" - 6"  5 7/8" - 6 1/4"
Large (Men's Small) 6 1/8" - 6 1/2" 6 3/8" - 6 3/4"
X-Large (Men's Medium) 6 5/8" - 7" 6 7/8" - 7 1/4"
XX-Large (Men's Large) 7 1/8" - 7 1/2" 7 3/8" - 7 3/4"
XXX-Large (Men's X-Large) 7 5/8" - 8" 7 7/8" - 8 1/4"

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