La Muerta Bonita Cuff

$2,500.00

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La Muerta Bonita Cuff

14kt  Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver, and Walrus Tusk La Muerta Bonita Cuff by Artist Michelle Tapia. This cuff features a hand carved walrus tusk skull with a silver and 14kt yellow gold flower crown, gold earrings, long silver strands of hair, and a silver butterfly below her face.  A single sterling silver and 14kt yellow gold flower the cuff on each side of the skull. The skull measures 1 1/2-inches x 1 1/2-inches and is a 5.25 cuff.

Santa Fe Artist: Michelle Tapia

Michelle TapiaMichelle Tapia is an award-winning jeweler and artist from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Awards:

Best of Show 3-Dimensional 2001 Contemporary Hispanic Market 1st Place Precious Metals 2002

Feria Artistica Best of Crafts 2005 Contemporary Hispanic Market Best of Misc. 2005

Contemporary Hispanic Market Best of Show 2007

Contemporary Hispanic Market Best of Fine Jewelry 2007

Contemporary Hispanic Market Purchase Piece “Adam and Eve” Heard Museum permanent collection Best of Jewelry 2009

Contemporary Hispanic Market Best of fine Jewelry 2014

Contemporary Hispanic Market Best of fine Jewelry 2015

Contemporary Hispanic Market Best of fine Jewelry 2019

Note: Care must be taken so that the ink does not fade. Wipe with a dry cloth and avoid getting jewelry wet.