Pair of Zuni Pueblo Turquoise and Jet Earrings [SOLD]

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Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Earrings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium: silver, turquoise, jet
  • Size: 1-¾” long
  • Item # C4643.31
  • SOLD

This very elegant pair of earrings was made by a Zuni Pueblo lapidary artisan and silversmith who had a great sense of style, and whose work was of the finest quality. There are three round turquoise gemstones, each split with an insert of a jet strip. One of these covers the post and the other two are attached to the silver strip that is suspended from the post.  These were made for pierced ears.


Condition: very good condition

Provenance: this Pair of Zuni Pueblo Turquoise and Jet Earrings is from a private collection

Recommended Reading:

Jewelry by Southwest American Indians: Evolving Designs by Nancy Schiffer

North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment: From Prehistory to Present by Margaret Dubin

TAGS: Southwest Indian JewelryZuni Pueblo

These earrings were made for pierced ears.

Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Earrings
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium: silver, turquoise, jet
  • Size: 1-¾” long
  • Item # C4643.31
  • SOLD

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