Zuni Effie Calavaza Turquoise And Coral Snake Post Earrings RX110722

YOU SAVE
$74.99

Retail Price $149.98

Your Price $74.99

Is this a gift?

Don't forget to add a gift box to your order!
*Gift boxes are only available on jewelry items.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Return Policy & Shipping Information
100% positive feedback on ebay
100% POSITIVE FEEDBACK

MATERIALS:

Sterling silver, real Turquoise and Coral.

MEASUREMENTS:

Post earrings measure approximately 5/8" long and 1/2" widest point.

DESCRIPTION:

This gorgeous paif of earrings is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand made by artist Effie Calavaza, out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise stones and Corals. The earrings have a a total of EIGHT stones, (FOUR in each earring) FOUR of which are inlayed to create the snakes eyes, while the other FOUR are set in hand cut bezel, in the midst of stunning silver snake designs. Imprinted designs and silver beads add style and character to the earrings. The snake is found in many healing and fertility rituals. It is also connected with lightning, speed, and being able to move undetected. Earrings are stamped sterling, Zuni and hallmarked by the artist.

Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.

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.

Effie Calavaza-Well-known artist Effie Calavaza is from the Zuni Tribe, which is located in New Mexico. Effie was taught by her husband Juan Calavaza and began silver work in 1956. She combined her husband's work and her designs to create some of the most beautiful and most distinctive Native American art! Her hand done work is among the best and most recognized jewelry in the southwest. Her jewelry is stamped with the family hallmark EFFIE C. ZUNI, which is used by Effie and her three daughters Georgiana Yatsattie, Gloria Jean Garcia, and Susie Calavaza. Effie's daughters assist her in the jewelry making (she shared her spouse's mark, JUAN C. ZUNI, until his death ca. 1970). To this day Effie's work is collected throughout the world and she continues making jewelry because she enjoys it!

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKURX110722
Material DetailsSterling silver, real Turquoise and Coral.
Measurements and InfoPost earrings measure approximately 5/8" long and 1/2" widest point.
HallmarkedBy Artist, Zuni
CategoriesEarrings
ArtistEffie Calavaza
TribeZuni
Earring StylePost
Setting TypeMultiple Stones
Number Of StonesEight
Stone ColorMulti Color
StoneTurquoise
Item Color SecondaryCoral
Creative DesignSnake

Reviews

Customer Reviews

 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5

SilverTribe.com is rated 4.93 out of 5 stars from 2188 reviews

  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    gift for girl friend
    Posted by William S. | Reviewing SilverTribe.com | Posted on
    she loved the liquid silver necklace and ear rings. she did not know about the liquid silver
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Love, love everything
    Posted by Doris H. | Reviewing SilverTribe.com | Posted on
    I love everything I've gotten so far. The color of the stones are true to what you see online. I've been matching up to pieces that I've gotten else ware and they matched perfect.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Just what I was looking for
    Posted by Susan I. | Reviewing SilverTribe.com | Posted on
    Great ring at a fantastic price! Love this website.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    pendant
    Posted by Myrna Z. | Reviewing SilverTribe.com | Posted on
    Good quality, nice looking. True to the picture.
  •  
    1
     
    2
     
    3
     
    4
     
    5
    Beautiful ring!
    Posted by Marjorie S. | Reviewing SilverTribe.com | Posted on
    The detail in this ring was meticulous! Could not ask for any better! Thanks again Silver Tribe!
per page

You may also be interested in the following product(s)