These Santo Domingo Pueblo earrings are a traditional style, with the portion of a spiny oyster shell as the foundation and a small bit of turquoise and black jet inlaid at the top or narrow part of the shell. The color palette is beautiful, reminding me of that part of New Mexico--the shell is burnt orange in color, with the top part much more pale than the bottom. These are made by hand, as artists from that pueblo have been doing since pre-historic times. Unlike Mediterranean coral, which was brought to the Southwest with the Spaniards, spiny oyster is found in the warm waters off the Gulf of Mexico. The Santo Domingo are known for the inlay work on shell. The earrings are a nice size yet light enough to wear every day.
Each measure about 7/8" wide at the widest part of the shell by 1-7/8" long not including the French hook, and closer to 2-1/2" with hook included. Weigh 4g each or 8g total. In very good condition.
Sea and land.
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