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Native American Inlay Statement Earrings

Native American Vintage Jewellery

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$569.00

Museum quality Native American, Navajo handmade earrings. Exceptional large sized inlay earrings, with high quality inlay of Mother Of Pearl, natural sugilte, turquoise, shell and spiny oyster. These are unused store stock (they do have tarnish from storage). Amazing triple disk with ills details, these are along earrings with articulated inlay stud top, sterling silver, exceptional quality and design. Highly original earrings, very large statement earrings, would make a fantastic gift!

Item Details

Size

7.6cm x 2.5cm

Weight

27 Grams Pair (13.5 Grams Each)

Hallmark

Sterling

Condition Report

Spectacular vintage condition. Unworn, came on Original Store Cards (the cards show some wear) and earrings show mild wear (patina spots) commensurate with storage age, no dings or chips, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste. Has a handcrafted look to it - amazing vintage piece.

About this Piece

Sterling Silver

Sterling is an alloy of silver containing at least 92.5% pure silver (925 parts of 1000 thus the 925 stamp), the remainder is made up of a mix of metals (most commonly copper) used to make the metal workable. Pure silver is generally considered too soft to work with, although you can find silver jewellery at 950 or 980, even the occasional 99.9% fine silver, which can be work-hardened to increase durability.

Turquoise

Turquoise is a mineral that occurs when water containing elements like copper and aluminium leach through rock. It's vivid blue-green colour is decided by the level of elements, more copper produces a greener colour, more zinc a yellower tone. It is a porous stone so to keep it looking beautiful for a long time avoid temperature swings, chemicals, cosmetics, perfumes and ultrasonic cleaners.