Wayne and Virginia Quam

Wayne and Virginia collaborated on inlay and nugget work, often setting the stones in gold. Their work is stamped with W & V QUAM ZUNI.

Bolo
Wayne and Virginia Quam (Zuni)
14 kt gold, turquoise, leather
no date
2.5 in. x 1.5 in.; 20 in. long
KMA 89.016.911
 
Watch bracelet
Wayne and Virginia Quam (Zuni)
Silver, coral, turquoise, jet shell, mother-of-pearl, Pulsar watchface, emtal expansion bracelet
1982
n/a
KMA 89.016.663
 
Buckle
Wayne and Virginia Quam (Zuni)
Silver, jet, turquoise, mother-of-pearl, coral
no date
3.5 in. x 2.75 in.
KMA 89.016.1008
 
Ring
Wayne and Virginia Quam (Zuni)
14 kt gold, turquoise
n.d.
1 in. x 1.25 in. x 1.2 in.
KMA 89.016.911.2
 
Cufflinks
Wayne and Virginia Quam (Zuni)
14 kt gold, turquoise
no date
1 in. x 1.25 in.
KMA 89.016.911.3A & B
 
Links:
http://www.quicksilver-gallery.com/htm/zuni.htm
http://southwestsilvergallery.com/artistbio.asp

Sources:
Schiffer, Nancy. Jewelry by Southwest American Indians: Evolving Designs. West Chester, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1990, p. 54, 95.
Wright, Barton. Hallmarks of the Southwest. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2000, p. 142.
Bassman, Theda, and Michael. Zuni Jewelry. West Chester, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1992, p. 38-39.