Silver & Gaspeite Zuni Inlay Tear Drop Half Hoop Earrings by Bryce Vacit 8D21V


$ 55.00


1 in stock

Description: Zuni is a Native American tribe that is located in New Mexico. They are known for the intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills.

This piece is Zuni handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones. Zuni is a Native American tribe that is located in New Mexico. The Zuni silversmiths are known for the intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills.  This piece is a stunning example of the intricate lapidary skills that the Zunis are known for, as each stone is individually cut, polished and inlayed.

Gaspeite is a natural stone that is a vibrant green color, sometimes almost fluorescent. It was first found in the Gaspe Peninsula in Canada (hence its name). It is recent discovery, 1966. This stone very rare as there are only a few places that it is found. Most gaspeite comes from Australia.          

Material: Sterling Silver, Gaspeite           

Dimensions: 1/4" wide, hoop is 7/8" high            

Weight (in grams): 2.4            

Hallmark/Signature: N/A


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