Helen Zunie and Lincoln Zunie

Specializing in inlay, Lincoln and Helen Zuni stamped their work with H-L ZUNIE. Lincoln was the brother of silversmiths William and Joe Zunie.

Helen and Lincoln Zunie (Zuni)
Buckle set
Mother-of-pearl, jet, turquoise, silver, coral, shell
n.d.
2.14 in. x 8.5 in.
KMA 89.016.982
 

Links:
http://www.sedonaindianjewelry.com/Jewelry/Zuni.html
http://www.pueblodirect.com/oldpawnbelts2.html
http://www.bjbmall.com/Page4.html

Sources:
Bassman, Michael and Theda. Zuni Jewelry. West Chester, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1992, p. 48.
Bell, Ed and Barbara. Zuni: the Art and the People, vol. 3. Grants, N.Mex.: Squaw Bell Traders, 1977, p. 16.
Schaaf, Gregory. American Indian Jewelry I: 1,200 Artist Biographies. Santa Fe, N.Mex.: CIAC Press, 2003, p. 339-340.
Schiffer, Nancy. Jewelry by Southwest American Indians: Evolving Designs. West Chester, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1990, p. 77, 101.
Wright, Barton. Hallmarks of the Southwest. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, Inc., 2000, p. 189-190.