Learn about Zuni Turquoise Earrings
The Zuni Indians have been known for producing Turquoise Earrings for a hundred years. Zuni Turquoise Earrings account for well over 75% of the Turquoise Earrings that have been made in the Southwest. Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Earrings are very attractive with many tiny Turquoise stones configured in different designs and Needlepoint style Zuni Turquoise Earrings are also beautiful and delicate, yet flashy! Zuni Turquoise Earrings that are Inlayed with Turquoise and other gemstones are very popular and have been in fashion for decades. Zuni Jewelry is some of the most popular jewelry in the world.
Durango Silver Company specializes in Zuni Turquoise Earrings and we try to always have a good supply on hand. We invite you to check out this Zuni Turquoise Earring Educational page so you can familiarize yourself with the different types and styles of Zuni Turquoise Earrings that are available. Every woman that likes Turquoise Jewelry, loves Zuni Turquoise Earrings and you cannot go wrong in having several different pairs of Zuni Earrings.
Examples of Zuni Turquoise Earrings
Below are several different pair of handcrafted Zuni Turquoise Earrings. We have provided information about each pair of Earrings for your Zuni Turquoise Earrings Education.
Above and to the left is a pair of Zuni Needle Point Turquoise Earrings. They are considered a hoop style Earring, notice the stones are shaped like the eye of a needle and thus they are called Needle Point style Zuni Turquoise Earrings. Zuni Needlepoint or Needle Point Earrings have been made for nearly one hundred years and have been a popular style of Native American Turquoise Earrings since their inception.
To the right is a pair of Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Earrings. This is a pair of hoop style Zuni Turquoise Earrings with Petit Point Turquoise stones. Petit Point stones are hand cut tiny cabochon cut in round, oval, square, rectangle and teardrop shapes. They are arranged in many styles to create the unique Turquoise Jewelry the Zuni Indians produce. This pair of Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Hoop Earrings are a great style of Turquoise Earrings to add to every woman's Turquoise Earring collection.
Above and to the left are a pair of Zuni Multicolored Gemstone Inlay Earrings. This pair of Zuni Inlay Earrings are very colorful as the have Turquoise, Coral, Lapis, Opal, Jet and Malachite gemstones inlaid into Sterling Silver handcrafted hoop Earrings. They are considered a Multicolor Zuni Inlaid Hoop Earring and are a great example of Zuni Turquoise Earrings.
The Pair of Turquoise Earrings on the right are Zuni Turquoise Inlaid Hoop Earrings - This pair of Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings were handcrafted in Silver and then Turquoise stones were individually hand cut and inlaid into channels or voids that were pre made to house the Turquoise Stones. This is a classic style of Zuni Turquoise Earrings the Zuni Indians are famous for making. They are called hoop style inlaid Zuni Turquoise Earrings or inlay turquoise earrings.
Zuni Inlay Turquoise Stud Earrings - Zuni Native American handmade on the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, USA. These contemporary Zuni Turquoise earrings are high fashion, elegant, and easy to wear. These Sleeping Beauty Inlay Turquoise earrings will spice up any outfit, from jeans and a t-shirt to an evening dress. These Zuni Inlay Turquoise earrings feature nine sky blue Sleeping Beauty Turquoise stones. The Silverwork was handcrafted by the Zuni Artisan to have the Artisan hand cut and set each individual Turquoise stone into a channel of its own. These are called Zuni Turquoise Inlaid Earrings and they come in many different shapes. What a wonderful representation of Zuni Turquoise Earrings.
The Zuni Inlay Earrings on the right are called Multicolor Inlaid Zuni Turquoise Earrings surrounded by silver work. This type of Zuni Earring has been popular for decades and they are very attractive. There are many combinations of color's that are used which make each pair of Earrings different from one another. This pair of Zuni Inlaid Earring have Turquoise, Coral, Jet and Mother of Pearl gemstones.
More Zuni Turquoise Earrings
Above and to the right is a pair of Zuni Multicolor Dangle Earrings that feature Spiny Oyster, Turquoise, Mother of Pearl, Sugilite and jet gemstones finely cut into a mosaic cabochon and then bezel set to create a lightweight Earring that is very easy to wear all day long. This type of Zuni Inlay Earring is attractive when worn and can be worn with almost any attire. Really great example of modern Zuni Turquoise Earrings.
As you can see, the Zuni Turquoise Inlay Earrings on the right were made with the same process as the pair of Earrings on the left. This pair of Zuni Turquoise Earrings are inlaid with Turquoise, Opal and Sterling Silver. They were made the same as the gemstones and silver were laminated together, cut into a cabochon and then bezel set in Sterling Silver.
These Zuni Inlay Turquoise earrings you see in the upper left photo feature eight green Emerald Valley Turquoise stones from Nevada, USA. These stones were intricately inlaid into the Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings and are separated by thin bars of sterling silver. This pair of Emerald Valley Turquoise inlaid earrings will spice up any outfit, from jeans and a t-shirt to an evening dress. Again, classic Zuni Turquoise Earrings.
The Zuni Overlay Earrings on the right are quite different than Zuni Inlay style earrings. The Zuni craftsman cut a cabochon out of black Jet and then overlaid finely cut Turquoise, Coral, Yellow Shell and Mother of Pearl stones to make this fine design. Once the overlaid cabochons were created they were set in handcrafted Sterling Silver Settings to create a colorful pair of Zuni Overlay Kokopelli Earrings.
Here are some educational pages on Turquoise Earrings you may consider to look at:
We hope you have gained some useful knowledge from our Zuni Turquoise Earrings educational presentation page. We invite you to learn more about Zuni Jewelry, Silver Jewelry, Indian Jewelry and Turquoise Jewelry by following the links in our Learning Center which has many other informational pages that we have written on topics related to Southwestern Silver Jewelry. In addition, we would like to invite you to join our E-Mail Newsletter - about once every other month we send out a Newsletter to inform our members of what's happening with Durango Silver Company, new products, specials for our members and more. We also have a monthly drawing from our members to Giveaway free Turquoise Jewelry from our company. Please take a moment to become one of our friends and future winners in our giveaway by signing in below. We hope you have enjoyed our small presentation on Zuni Turquoise Earrings.