Earrings, Chandelier, Coral, Zuni, Hallmark, Vintage, 524

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These fabulous coral earrings were one of the last made by the late Robert Leekya.  He and his wife Bernice (now age 91) helped define and perfect both Zuni cluster and large stone designs.

Hand-crafted in beautiful red coral and sterling silver, these chandelier earrings are lightweight enough to wear every day.

 Robert Leekya (1934 - 2019; Zuni) Active since 1960s. Robert Leekay is the husband of Bernice Lekya. Much of his work involves nugget-style jewelry; silver, gold, He was taught by his father Leekya Deyuse. Brother of Sarah and Francis Leekya. He shared the R L B stamp with his wife Bernice Leekya.  Worked for John Kennedy in Gallup, NM for many years. 

Marks: R; R L B (the larger L extends below the B)

  • artist: Robert Leekya, d
  • affiliation: Zuni
  • markings: RL
  • materials: sterling silver, red coral
  • dimensions: 3" long, 1 1/4" at widest point
  • closure: postback
  • weight:  25 grams
  • condition: very nice vintage condition with oxidation and wear
  • style number: JE524
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