Zuni Snake Buckle
3: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
Nomenclature Classification Term
A silver Zuni buckle with turquoise stone inlay and a snake motif made of silver.
8.5 cm L
6 cm W
Metal (silver, Stone (turquoise)
The buckle was cast, hammered, soldered, and stamped.
Inlay (turquoise), Carved, Polished
The buckle is in very good condition with only a few minor issues. There is general signs of wear and use, along with minor tarnishing and one stone making the snake's eye is missing.
2022 Cat: Amber Reider
2022 Cat: "Zuni" and "Effie C" are stamped on the back of the buckle. This appears to be the marking of the maker, as well as the culture of the item.
Cataloging: Consulted References