These stunning sterling silver earrings are made by Navajo artist Burt Fransisco. They are all sterling silver and measure 1.7" long from the top of the ear wire and 0.6" wide.
Blue gem turquoise is a highly prized and sought-after variety of turquoise known for its intense blue color, often resembling the clear, vivid skies. This gemstone is valued for its rarity and exceptional quality, with deposits primarily found in regions such as the southwestern United States, Iran, and parts of Mexico. Blue gem turquoise is renowned for its use in Native American jewelry and is often used in various forms, including cabochons and beads. Its rich blue hue is attributed to the presence of copper and aluminum in the stone, which gives it a distinctive and captivating appearance.