Vintage Zuni handcrafted ring. Circa 1960's. Set in solid sterling silver and genuine natural turquoise. The unique Rainbow Man design is very unique. 8 individual stones make up the body of the figurine. Measuring 1" in length and is 1/2" in width. This is a great ring!
Style: The Rainbow Man is a symbol of protection often seen on the Zuni's war shields and is a symbol of the rainbow which represents the life sustaining rains for their agricultural importance in the arid American Southwest. The Rainbow Man was one of the first figures used in traditional Zuni mosaic inlay jewelry.