Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Abalone Shell, Brown Shell, Jet, and Mother of Pearl.
Post earrings measure approximately 7/8" long and 3/4" at widest point.
You will absolutely fall in love with this stunning pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Sanford Edaakie, out of genuine Sterling silver and real Multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Abalone Shell, Brown Shell, Jet, and Mother of Pearl. The inlay is carefully set, while creating a lovely Blue Jay design for a dazzling finish. The earrings are hallmarked by the artist.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of its appeal and beauty.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.