Mosaic Turquoise with Silver Cornstalks Earrings

By Mary C. Lovato, Kewa (Santo Domingo)

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Mary C. Lovato, from the Kewa (Santo Domingo) Pueblo, has been making jewelry since the 1950's. Her mosaic earrings are colorful, creative and classic. These earrings each feature a sterling silver cornstalk surrounded by many tiny pieces of turquoise and are rooted into a bed of red coral. The mosaic is overlaid onto a base of peachy melon shell. One of the earrings carries Mary's initials incised into the melon shell. The earrings measure 2 1/2" long, including the ear hooks, by 1 " wide.