Sterling silver cuff bracelet featuring a Koshare clown carrying watermelons by Bev Etsate, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico

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Sterling silver cuff bracelet featuring a Koshare clown carrying watermelons by Bev Etsate, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico

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Sterling silver cuff bracelet featuring a Koshare clown carrying watermelons by Bev Etsate, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico

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Sterling silver cuff bracelet featuring a Koshare clown carrying watermelons by Bev Etsate, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico

Highlighting the mastery of multi-stone inlay from Zuni artist Bev Etsate this unique one-of-a-kind bracelet features a Koshare clown carrying watermelon, paying tribute to the celebrations and culture of the Pueblo people. Bev Etsate is now considered a master jeweler and artist for her jewelry that celebrates her Native culture. In this piece, Bev highlighted a Koshare clown carrying watermelon. The Koshare is important to many of the Pueblo cultures due to it's affiliation with water, crop strength and brevity. The Koshare is often seen carrying watermelon as a symbol of bounty and plenty. The Koshare will sometimes give watermelon to the young attendants at Pueblo dances and celebrations. They also bring laughter and joy to the celebrations as a way to show benevolence of the people. 

This wonderful bracelet measures approximately 2" X 2" across the widest points on the top. Handcrafted in solid sterling silver, this Koshare inlay bracelet by Bev Etsate of the Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico is set to fit a 7.5 to 8 inch wrist.