Calvert Lamy, Earrings, Turquoise, Dangles, Snake Eyes, Zuni, 2 1/4" x 1 1/8"
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Zuni jewelry artists have specialized in lapidary work. They create amazing pieces of art, and many times those pieces are filled with very small cuts of stones. You will find a variety of pieces done in mosaic inlay, needlepoint, channel inlay and pettipoint by Zuni artists. This pair of pierced earrings is made by Zuni artist Calvert Lamy and is a magnificent piece. The style of this type of stonework is often referred to as snake eyes. Thirty-eight snake eye cuts of Sleeping Beauty Turquoise fill the each earring. Calvert adds small sterling silver drops between the stones to complete the look.
Size - 2 1/4" x1 1/8"
Weight - 14.6 grams