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Finger-ring made of silver sheet and square wire with heavy silver shank and mosaic/inlay work inset into a bezel made of sheet and heavy silver wire identical to that used in the shank. The inlay is made by adhering slivers of glass and stone together before shaping it to the desired form for the bezel, the resultant piece is then glued into the bezel, then fixed and polished.
The inlay in this ring is made of Italian glass, rose quartz, denim lapis, lapis lazuli, turquoise, chrysoprase (?), quartz, sugilite, jet, malachite and agate (?).
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Diameter: 2.25 centimetres (of bezel)
Height: 3 centimetres (max)
Height: 0.50 centimetres (of bezel)
- Curator's comments
- Dylan Poblano however lives and works in Zuni pueblo with his mother, Veronica Poblano, a well known jeweller. This ring was typical of Dylan Poblano's early work, in his late teens, after this period he has been developing more wire work with large stones set within them, and collaborating with Veronica Poblano for commissions and art fairs.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- This ring was purchased at the Museum of Northern Arizona Zuni fair in the silent auction during the weekend of the 12-13/9/1997.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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