These heishi earrings by Navajo fashion designer Felix Earle are in the form of a "jacla," so called for the tabular pieces of "corn" in the bottom center. These "corn" are likely made of the same type of turquoise as the rest of earrings, which are discs of bright blue to blue-green turquoise. Centuries ago, the original jacla was a pair of heishi earrings tied onto a heishi necklace. Later, loops of heishi specific for this purpose were tied onto the lower center of the heishi necklace. These particular earrings are similar to the original type of jacla that would have been tied onto a necklace. The jacla (center "corn" pieces) might match the heishi--as in the case of these earrings-or be of contrasting color. These earrings are strung on twine, burned off at the top. They have a single coral bead at the top and a sterling silver ear wire.
The earrings measure about 1/2" in width by 5-1/8" long and dangle closer to 5-1/2" long including the ear wires. Weigh 13g each or 27g together. In great condition.
Traditional and timeless.
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