Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Post stud earrings measure approximately 1/4" long and 1/4" at widest point.
This magnificent and traditional pair of earrings represents the finest of Zuni craftsmanship! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Warena Lonjose, out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise stones. There are a total of TWO stones (ONE in each earring) that are delicately place in a hand cit shadow box bezel setting for a charming look.
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.