Cuff, Kachina, Rainbow Dancer, Zuni, Vintage, '80's, 2619

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This sterling silver statement cuff dates back to the 1980s, a handcrafted vintage piece featuring a traditional Zuni Rainbow Man dancer, flanked by long raised sterling silver leaves. 


We have to admit, we’re a little partial to the Rainbow Man. Though this yei is very important to the Zuni people, a guardian spirit looked to for providing life-sustaining rain, you have to admit that his likeness is pretty whimsical-looking! Like most Zuni inlay pieces, the Rainbow Man is colorful – the typical turquoise, red coral, onyx or jet, mother of pearl, and occasional accent of shell – and that, in conjunction with his traditional curved posed with his hands in the air, just (for the lack of a better term) makes him appear fun.

  • markings: (script) Wolfkiller Trading Post Las Vegas Nev.
  • materials: sterling silver, turquoise, coral, mother of pearl
  • dimensions: 1 1/4" gap, 6 1/4" inside
  • weight: 78 grams
  • condition: slight crazing to mother of pearl stone, very nice vintage condition with light oxidation and wear
  • style number: JB2619
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