Zuni Cross by McKeown 109145

Deanne McKeown
Deanne McKeown
"None of us perceive the world in exactly the same way. Our oneness lies in a yearning to touch and to understand. My work is an endeavor to share my thoughts and vision through form and color and relationships, hoping to charge my images with meaning which will reach across the spaces between us."
Byron McKeown
Byron McKeown
Over the years I’ve learned to appreciate excellence although I rarely achieve it. The closest I come is in the ephemeral areas of concept and integrity. But, since I believe that my next effort will be my best, I will continue to pursue excellence.
Silver Jewelry
1.5" x 2"




The Zuni pueblo is located 150 miles west of Alburquerque. The pueblo was first visited by the Speniah in 1539 by a party of explorers lead by Friar Moses de Marcas and a year later by Franscico Coronada. The mission of the church of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe was conctructed in  16296.

Zuni artistans are worls famous for their fine pottery, intricate jewelry designs, and stone fetish carvings.

This cross is reminisant of Zuni turquiose and silver needlework. And silver tourqoise needle point