Item #831M- Vintage 50's-60's Navajo Turquoise Nugget Horseshoe Screwback Earrings

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Item #831M- Vintage 50's-60's Navajo Turquoise Nugget Horseshoe Screwback Earrings

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Beautiful vintage 50's-60's Navajo high end turquoise nugget nugget decorated horseshoe/naja screw back earrings. The silversmith has used high quality cut and polished blue turquoise with brown matrix. Each stone is set into a smooth silver bezel and wrapped with twisted wire. The artist continues decorating by running triangular wire slightly over 3/4 of the way around the outer rim and adding silver drops at each end. Creating a horseshoe or native naja shape. The artist adds three (3) chiseled marks at top and both sides of the triangular horseshoe and finishes decorating by adding a crescent moon wire at the bottom. Finishing the earrings by attaching a sterling silver half bead screw back ear clasp. The screw backs can easily be changed out to ear hooks or bead ear studs.

Each earring measures 3/4" by 5/8" across and including the screw backs hang 1 1/4" tall. The stones are equal in size with the exception that one stone stands taller or thicker at of the bezel. They weigh average 4.9 grams each (9.9 grams for the pair) and are unsigned sterling silver with STERLING stamped on the screw heads.  $128.95