nan000018Regular price $260.00 Save $-260.00
Zuni jeweler, Leagus Ahiyite,made this inlaid Thunderbird with natural red coral, jet, mother of pear, and natural Sleeping Beauty turquoise on silver. It is channel inlay with each stone cut to fit perfectly within the sterling silver borders. There are four silver ball below four of the feathers on the bottom. The Thunderbird is linked to two inlaid turquoise and red coral circles, which are linked to a section with jet and mother of pearl inlaid to look like the tips of feathers. These are then linked to two additional inlaid turquoise and coral circles. These are attached to a chain. What a powerful piece. Signed on the back "Leagus Ahijite".
Size: 22" Long. The Thunderbird is 2" H x 1.5" W
Thunderbirds are intelligent forces of nature with the power of thunder and storms. They are sometimes associated with lightening.