|About the Artist||
collaborates often with his wife Viola Eriacho. These two Zuni jewelers, active since the 1970's, specialize making mosaic inlay, needlepoint as well as cluster jewelry.
This talented couple has made bracelets, buckles, earrings, necklaces, pendants, pins and rings. They are referenced in four definitive books naming fine American Indian jewelers (Bell, Bassman, Wright, Schaaf).
Their joint jewelry is marked "DVE, Don & Viola Eriacho, D. & V. Eriacho, D. & V. as well as with a bear paw hallmark" according to Schaaf's book of American Indian jewelers.
|Medium||Sterling silver, jet, natural turquoise, red coral, gold lip and white pearl shell|
|Troy ounces||1.21 troy ounces|
|Size||2 1/8" height X 1 7/8" width tapering to 1 7/16" width|
|Signed||"D-V Eriacho" stamped in cursive on verso|
|Gram weight||37.6 grams|