Sleeping Beauty Turquoise & Jet Inlay Shell Earrings by Mary Coriz
Sleeping Beauty Turquoise & Jet Inlay Shell Earrings by Mary Coriz. Made with Sterling Silver.
Kewa (Santo Domingo) Pueblo designer Mary Coriz creates intricate mosaic jewelry in her New Mexico studio. These shell earrings are comprised of cut Sleeping Beauty turquoise petals and shell pieces on a cut jet background. Sterling spacers and floral outlines accentuate the piece; flower centers are coral dots. Backs are white shell; sterling silver trim and French hooks.
This turquoise is sourced from the Sleeping Beauty turquoise Mine in Arizona, which is recognized for having produced some of the finest turquoise in the world.