Turquoise And Onyx Genuine Sterling Silver Zuni Effie Calavaza Snake Clip On Earrings TX103546

Regular Price: $145.98

Special Price $72.99

Availability: In stock

MATERIALS:

Sterling silver, real Turquoise and Onyx.

MEASUREMENTS:

Clip on earrings measure approximately 3/4" long and 1/2" widest point.

DESCRIPTION:

Take advantage of the great price on this amazing pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand made by artist Effie Calavaza, out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise and Onyx. The earrings have a a total of EIGHT stones, (FOUR in each earring) FOUR of which are inlayed to create the snakes eyes, while the other FOUR are set in hand cut bezel, in the midst of charming silver snake designs. Imprinted designs and silver beads can be seen accenting for a lovely finish. In Native American beliefs, the snake is found in many healing and fertility rituals. It is also connected with lightning, speed, and being able to move undetected. The earrings are stamped Zuni and 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. 

Onyx is known to be a calming stone. It collects negative energy from you. 

Effie Calavaza-Well-known artist Effie Calavaza is from the Zuni Tribe, which is located in New Mexico. Effie was taught by her husband Juan Calavaza and began silver work in 1956. She combined her husband's work and her designs to create some of the most beautiful and most distinctive Native American art! Her hand done work is among the best and most recognized jewelry in the southwest. Her jewelry is stamped with the family hallmark EFFIE C. ZUNI, which is used by Effie and her three daughters Georgiana Yatsattie, Gloria Jean Garcia, and Susie Calavaza. Effie's daughters assist her in the jewelry making (she shared her spouse's mark, JUAN C. ZUNI, until his death ca. 1970). To this day Effie's work is collected throughout the world and she continues making jewelry because she enjoys it!

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKU TX103546
Material Details Sterling silver, real Turquoise and Onyx.
Measurements and Info Clip on earrings measure approximately 3/4" long and 1/2" widest point.
Stamped By Artist, Zuni
Categories Earrings
Artist Effie Calavaza
Tribe Zuni
Earring Style Clip
Setting Type Inlay, Multiple Stones
Number Of Stones Eight
Item Color Multicolor
Item Color Primary Turquoise
Item Color Secondary Onyx
Animal or Symbol Snake

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    turquoise and coral bracelet
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    wonderful experience and will shop with them more! I love the bracelet, beautifully made, and very very quick shipping
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    Leaf Cut turquoise cuff bracelet
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    I was hesitant to order online, but the bracelet is as gorgeous as the photos showed. I love it! It's a beautiful piece of wearable art.
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    beautiful craftsmanship
    Posted by Nancy j N. | Reviewing NativeAmericanJewelry.com | Posted on
    the items are beautiful. Both rings are lovely. will shop with you again. the snake ring Navajo by Effie Calavaza is stunning. The onyx ring Navajo is also beautiful.
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