Zuni Jewelry has a style of its own, it is made at the Zuni Indian Pueblo which is located South of Gallup, New Mexico. There are three dominant types of Zuni Jewelry – Zuni Needle Point, Zuni Petit Point and Zuni Inlay Jewelry. To the left is a Zuni Needle Point matching Ring and Bracelet set, notice how the individual hand-cut Turquoise Gemstones are in the shape of an eye of a needle? That is why it is called Zuni Needlepoint Jewelry.
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To the right is a Zuni Petit Point Pin, notice the tiny Turquoise Gemstones are cut in the shape of a pear. Zuni Petit Point Jewelry can have tiny round, oval, square, rectangle or pear shaped stones set into a cluter pattern of many tiny stones such as this beautiful piece of Zuni Jewelry.
The Zuni Indians have been producing fine quality Jewelry for over a hundred years now and their style is world class. Zuni Jewelry has become a national treasure and a huge part in our American Heritage. The gemstone of choice to the Zuni Indians is Turquoise as this gemstone has been sacred to the Zuni Indians long before they started using it in their Silver Jewelry.
To the right is a pair of Zuni Inlay Earrings. Zuni Inlay Jewelry began around 1900 and was revolutionary for the time of its conception. The Zuni Indians have been prolific in creating new and innovative Inlay Jewelry designs and have had Indian Jewelry admirers constantly waiting for the next Jewelry designs.
Zuni Jewelers create Zuni Rings, Zuni Mens Rings, Zuni Bracelets, Zuni Pendants, Zuni Necklace, Zuni Earrings and more in Needlepoint, Petit Point and Inlay Jewelry designs. Zuni Jewelry is highly collectible and a great investment in our American Heritage.
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