🦋 Effie Calavaza, with her hallmark "EFFIE C - ZUNI" is perhaps one of the most widely recognized Zuni artists. Her wonderful "snake" patterned jewelry is unmistakable, and very sought after by collectors. Well known for her distinctive silver snake and turquoise nugget design, Effie Calavaza started working in the mid-1950s. Learning from and working with her husband, Juan Calavaza, Effie has passed her design along to her daughters Georgiana Yatsatti, Gloria Jean Garcia and Susie Calavaza. At first, Effie and her husband signed their work together with JUAN C.—ZUNI . Later, she and her daughters all signed their work with EFFIE C.—ZUNI. Her family carries this on, because she had this style patented! The Pendant has her signature, the snake cuff is created by her grandson, Jude Candelaria! It has his signature!!🦋 🦋Inside measurement of cuff: 5 1/4”Width: 1/2”;Gap: 1 1/4🦋Weight: 31.2 grams🦋
The measurement of the pendant necklace are as follows: 19 1/4” total, pendant 3”, necklace 16 1/4”. The necklace is multi-purpose, because it hooks into pendants that have their hooks on the side, as is the style with many silversmiths. The advantage of this necklace is that it is nice and thick and will enhance the looks of your pendant, because it’s not just a thin link chain that is attached, but some gorgeous pearls! $499 today for set, usually $539! ⭐️Now 3-month layaway plan available with 10% down! International shipping $14 extra!⭐️Happy Turquoise Tuesday!