This beautiful maiden is carved from elk antler with beautiful etching details and inlays of red coral, turquoise, and jet throughout.
Gabe prefers to carve with elk antler and inlay his carvings with semiprecious stones and shells. This wonderfully carved maiden is inlaid with turquoise, coral and jet. She stands 5” tall complete with moccasins. Gabe has carved her hair long in the back and placed a traditional dance tablita on her head. Her eyes are jet and her mouth is coral.
Her dress is a Lovely traditional design with alternating turquoise, coral and jet cabochons accented with tiny jet inlay. Additional interest is added through the cross hatching on her dress and its folds. The hem of her manta is inlaid with alternating dots of coral and double vertical stripes of jet.
Gabe Sice’s Zuni carvings are highly treasured among collectors who want to own the best. Gabe has been carving since he was in high school. He has won numerous awards and recognition for his intricate detailed carvings. This is a beautiful intricately inlaid maiden carved by a master carver. She will enhance any collection.
Condition: Excellent – original condition
Provenance: Acquired from a private collector