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Bolo, Inlay, Horse, Zuni, Helen & Lincoln Zunie Hallmark, Vintage, 1968


This beautiful vintage bolo is the work of renowned jewelry artisan couple Helen & Lincoln Zunie, well known for their inlay work, usually in cow and horse motifs. The slide features a depiction of a saddled horse beautifully crafted in chip inlay style using stones of turquoise, shell, and black onyx, set in sterling silver. The cord is a traditional braided leather with sterling silver aiguillettes.

Lincoln Zunie (1938-1983, Zuni). Active 1960s-1970s. Channel inlay; figural inlay, often horse or cow motifs.  Father of Patty Zunie Edaakie. Brother of Joe and William Zunie. Lincoln Zunie shared the stamp with his wife Helen Zunie (d). 


Helen Zunie (? - 2008; Zuni). Active 1960s - 1970s. Channel inlay, figural inlay, often horse or cow motifs. Helen Zunie shared the stamp with her husband, Lincoln Zunie.

Mark: H - L  ZUNIE

  • artist: Helen & Lincoln Zunie, (deceased)
  • affiliation: Zuni
  • hallmarks: applied plate: H-L Zunie
  • materials: sterling silver, onyx, shell, turquoise, leather cord
  • measurements: shield: 2 1/2" x 3", cord: 40"
  • weight: 54 grams
  • closure: clamp
  • nice vintage condition
  • stones are secure in their settings
  • abrasions and surface wear commensurate with age
  • silver has a nice patina 
  • light wear from use
  • style: JN1968
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