These colorful star-shaped inlaid mosaic shell earrings were created by Joe and Angie Reano of Santo Domingo pueblo. The light-weight earrings measure a bit over 5/8 wide. Turquoise, jet, MOP & spiny oyster on shell. Each earring weighs 1.4 grams.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included with your purchase. Hallmarked JAR scratched on the back on one earring.
About the artists: Joe and Angie Reano are full blooded Native American Santo Domingo Indians. They were blessed with a natural talent to continue the long-lived tradition of hand making jewelry from their ancestors using ancient methods of constructing fine traditional jewelry. Santo Domingo jewelers have an incredible history of creating essentially the same type of jewelry for thousands of years. Joe collaborates with Angie Reano and they specialize in a wide variety of handmade heishi necklaces and beautiful traditional earrings. The stone mosaic and shell earrings that they create are beautiful, and while they appear very contemporary, the designs are very ancient. They have received many awards for their jewelry.