Mary Tafoya creates unique contemporary works of art. Her colorful abstract jewelry has become a favorite of many Native American jewelry lovers.
Here's a pair of Santo Domingo hand made mosaic inlaid earrings, featuring apple coral, turquoise, pipestone, serpentine and other stones & shells. The earrings measure 1-3/8 inch long, not counting the earwires, by 1/2 inch wide and they are very light-weight, weighing only 2.8 grams each. The earrings are reversible and colorful from any angle.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included with your purchase.
About the artist: Mary Tafoya lives on Santo Domingo Pueblo and works with her husband Lorenzo who is also a jeweler. Her jewelry is colorful, somewhat "folksy", even whimsical, and her unique designs are extremely popular. She learned her jewelry making techniques from her parents. She has taken this ancient art of mosaic where no one else has, while staying very traditional in technique. She uses different types and colors of stones, unusual shapes of shell, cutting them at different angles to get the desired look. Her unique designs are extremely popular.