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Inlay jewellery is believed to have originated from the Native American Tribes, associated with the Southwestern Style. A lot of experience is required for making the inlay jewelry, because specific equipment and tools are used to enhance the cutting and polishing of the gemstones used to make the jewellery.

The Zuni inlay jewellery technique is used to make necklaces, pendants, bracelets, rings, earrings and even belt buckles.

Different metals are used during the manufacture of inlay jewellery and these included the used of precious metals such as sterlingsilver and gold as well as the semi-precious stones that include coral, turquoise, sugilit, spiny oyster shell, mother of pearl, malachit and gaspeit...

The Zuni inlay jewellery technique is used to make necklaces, pendants, bracelets, rings, earrings and even belt buckles.

the silversmith. during the creation of the Inlay jewellery, will first create different metal channels which would be used to hold the stones. Such jewellery would include earrings, bracelet, ring, pendant, necklace, brooch and even belt buckle among others.
Next, they would cut the gemstones and carefully fit them within the channels made. These channels would usually be in form of holes, voids or recesses. To endure that the gemstones were held securely and permanently into the inlay jewellery, the Epoxy would be used.

The Inlayer would grind the exposed parts of the gemstones to ensure that the inlay jewellery revealed the beneath micro-layers which were believed to showcase the secrets of the stones. This would usually be done by the buffer thorough sanding and polishing. The inlay jewellery would then be represented as being highly seamless and smooth.

Although inlay jewelry was only made by the Native American artisans for different purposes, today, they have been adopted by different people as a form of fashion. For instance, in the past, inlay jewelry was perceived to be a Southwestern style that was used to distinguish a community from the other neighboring communities.

Today, the Inlay jewellery Style has been adopted widely in the fashion industry and hence gradually became a highly-coveted method of adoration by people from all around the world.

Moreover, there have been additional pieces added under this category and they include bolos, pendants and belt buckles. Above all, they have continued to remain one of the most magnificent pieces of jewellery.