Juan de Dios Zuni Sandcast Silver Cuff with Natural Turquoise Stones
This sandcast silver cuff with natural turquoise stones by Zuni silversmith, Juan de Dios is in phenomenal condition. Portraying the artists superior silver casting talents, a row of sky blue stones set in refined bezels are flanked on both sides by reaching silver fingers, giving this piece character and movement. Finished with turquoise bezels at terminals and radiating with Juan’s playful aesthetic, this handsome bracelet is meant to be appreciated.
In his influential publication ‘The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths’ 1944, John Adair identified Juan Dedios as one of the finest Zuni artisans. Dedios worked closely with trader C. G. Wallace, who retained many of his pieces for his private collection.
5 1/2″ interior
1 1/2″ width