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Inlaid Bracelets

When it comes to Southwest jewelry, like our Inlaid Bracelets, across the globe, the Indians of the Zuni Pueblo are known for their excellent Lapidary and Inlay skills. The Zuni are particularly known for their fine channel inlay jewelry. Intricate, channel designs are fashioned in Sterling Silver atop a lower layer of silver. Next, small gemstones such as turquoise, coral, shell, opal, or lapis are cut to match the channels and inlaid into the channels. This technique was introduced to the Zuni Pueblo by C.G. Wallace in the 1920's, and it has become popular among other Southwest Indian artisans. Sterling Silver is their precious metal of choice.

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