Oliver and Angela Celicion
Starting in 1942, Oliver and Angela Celicion made mosaic inlay jewelry. They signed their work with OJC and AC.
Oliver Celicion (Zuni)
Thunderbird Design Cufflinks
c. 1979
1.5 in. x 2 in.
Silver, turquoise, coral, jet, mother-of-pearl
KMA 89.016.1064 A & B
Oliver Celicion (inlay) (Zuni) and Billie Hoxie (silverwork)
Blue Gem turquoise, cream-yellow shell, mother-of-pearl, orange abalone, white river shell, jet, unknown brown material
3.15 in. x 4 in.
KMA 89.016.807
Oliver Celicion and Robert Napoleon (Zuni)
Knifewing Bolo
4-1/16” x 4”
blue gem turquoise
KMA 89.016.599


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