Turquoise and Orange Spondylus Shell Earrings from Santa Domingo Pueblo
These colorful earrings feature turquoise,white clam shell, and jet mosaic work artfully applied to natural orange spiny oyster shell. Though contemporary, this design harkens back to designs of the ancient ones of the desert Southwest.
The spiny oyster shell is only found off the coast of Baja Mexico and has been treasured and traded amongst native peoples of the Americas for eons.
These beauties dangle 1.50" long from a sterling hoop and measure about .50" wide. Light and easy to wear and sure to become favorites!