Vintage Large Sterling Silver Navajo Coral Cross by artisan G & L Leekity. Really beautiful, solid piece. Stones are a deep red colour.
Heavy 12 grams weight
Height including bale 52mm (2.1")
Width 39mm (1.5")
No chain included, for illustration only. I can supply a similar chain if you require. Click on customise to create a new invoice and price. (chain in pic is £15 GBP)
Lupeta Leekity is the daughter of Horace and Lupe Iule. Leekity and her husband George carry on her father's casting tradition. Both learned from Lupeta's father. Known for his mastery of silvercasting, Horace Iule was one of the first Zunis to produce the mythological Knife-Wing figure in silver. He is best known today for his castwork crosses. Lupeta worked with her father from age 13 on.
George and Lupeta still use her father's designs, casting new pieces from his originals. When they use Horace Iule's designs, they stamp "Iule" on them. George also does his own original designs and stamps "G & L Leekity" on them.
Lupeta's brothers, Barney and Phillip, and George and Lupeta's daughter Rosella also do castwork. They are Zuni silversmiths, lapidarists and goldsmiths and specialize in cast work with stone settings based on the designs of Lupeta’s father, Horace. Lupeta, who creates these crosses, began creating jewelry in 1972 and started using this hallmark in 1977
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