Sterling silver and Malachite.
Post stud earrings measure approximately 3/4" long and 3/4" at widest point.
Expect plenty of compliments while wearing this stunning pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is hand crafted by Pino Yuni out of genuine sterling silver and Malachite inlay. The inlay is delicately set, creating a beautiful flower design, while mini silver beads and thin silver lines can be seen accenting for a dazzling look. These earrings are hallmarked and stamped Zuni.
Malachite is famous for its radial banding and deep green color. Popular today for use in Southwestern style jewelry, malachite was also popular in the past with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It was worn as a good luck charm to keep away danger and illness. It is believed to balance and stabilize ones emotions.