NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED DANGLE EARRINGS
Beautiful dangle earrings.Their thin design features four elements, 2 purple sugilite and 2 Kingman turquoise stones. They measure 2"1/2 in length and only 3/8" in width. They are light weight and easy to wear. They hang on silver wires.
Sugilite (purple) is a rare mineral named after Ken-ichi Sugi, a Japanese geologist who first discovered the material in 1944 on the Japanese island Shikoku.Sugilite has a vivid purple color and is usually opaque to translucent.
Kingman Turquoise originates in the Mineral Park Mining District near Kingman, Arizona. One of the largest domestic turquoise mines, it is found in a large open pit copper mine in the high desert country. The Kingman Mine district was first mined by Native Americans; it was part of the most extensive prehistoric workings in Arizona.