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Saddle Design Silver and Natural Coral Ring

Davis & Celia Nieto

About The Saddle Design Silver and Natural Coral Ring

Hand-cut saw tooth bezels underscore the amount of handwork that goes into the fashioning of the best American Indian jewelry, as do well chosen ingredients like the seven (7) beautiful natural coral stones used in this ring.

Savvy Price $285.00

Gallery Price $350.00

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Hand-cut saw tooth bezels underscore the amount of handwork that goes into the fashioning of the best American Indian jewelry, as do well chosen ingredients like the seven (7) beautiful natural coral stones used in this ring.

About the Artist Husband and wife jewelers from Zuni pueblo, each born in 1943 are particularly known for their saddle ring design.  Celia would set each carefully  shaped cabochon stone, while Davis performed the silversmithing portion of their creations.  Recognition for their jewelry arose as early as 1962.

Who's Who in Zuni Jewelry, page 51, provides examples of the Nieto's artistry as well as photographs of them taken close to the book's publication date of 1980.


Medium Sterling silver and natural coral
Troy ounces .33 troy ounces
Size Ring size is 7 1/2. Ring face measures 1 1/4" height X 3/4" width.
Signed No
Date of creation Circa 1975
Condition Excellent
Provenance KW
Gram weight 10.5 grams
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