Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 2-3/8" long (including hook) and 5/8" at widest point.
The beautiful features in this pair of earrings will make you appreciate Native American art! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artists Terrance Panteah and Tammy Johnson, out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise stones, and real Turquoise inlay. A total of TWO stones (ONE in each earring) are gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while the inlay is carefully set. Thin silver lines add style for a remarkable finish. The earrings are signed 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.