ZUNI HANDCRAFTED LARGE HOOP EARRINGS
Zuni handcrafted hoop earrings. These medium sized hoop earrings measure 3/16 in width and 1"-3/8 across. Set in solid sterling silver with genuine turquoise. Each earring has 22 pieces. They are perfectly sized and easy to wear.
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.
Cluster Work Many artists excel at combining stones of any shape into large clusters to form a design/pattern. The term "cluster work" is a general term that is used to describe this style. Many times, "cluster work" is used synonymously with Petit Point. Generally, with "cluster work" combinations of small round, square, rectangle and teardrop stones are used to create an infinite number of designs.