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Inlay Sunface Raindrop Earrings

Mary Ann & Zeno Edaakie

About The Inlay Sunface Raindrop Earrings

Traditional pair of sunface, raindrop earrings created by Mary Ann & Zeno Edaakie, circa 1970's.

They are known for their elegant traditional design and faultless craftsmanship. Sun and rain are both abundance symbols, focusing on life essentials. These earrings are like little blessing reminders to be thankful to the Creator for what we do have.

Native Americans live every day in the spirit. From sunrise to sunset, their physical world is connected to something higher and deeper. This is echoed in everything they make and wear. It helps achieve true balance in all aspects of daily life.

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Gallery Price $275.00

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Description

Traditional pair of sunface, raindrop earrings created by Mary Ann & Zeno Edaakie, circa 1970's.

They are known for their elegant traditional design and faultless craftsmanship. Sun and rain are both abundance symbols, focusing on life essentials. These earrings are like little blessing reminders to be thankful to the Creator for what we do have.

Native Americans live every day in the spirit. From sunrise to sunset, their physical world is connected to something higher and deeper. This is echoed in everything they make and wear. It helps achieve true balance in all aspects of daily life.

About the Artist Mary Ann and her husband, Zeno stamp a combination of their initials in Gothic print "ZME ZUNI NM". They are from Zuni pueblo.
Medium Sterling silver, mother of pearl, red coral, black jet, turquoise.
Troy ounces .12 troy ounces
Size 1 7/16" length X 7/16" width
Signed "ZME ZUNI NM" is stamped on back side of both pendants
Date of creation Circa 1970's
Condition Excellent
Turquoise Natural American medium to darker blue green cut without matrix. Coral is Mediterranean tomato red, natural.
Description Inlay is match book or butterfly wing symmetrical and all materials are perfectly matched for color and texture. Draw plate pulled wire along with rolled sheet silver and had-cut bezels.
Design Traditional use of the 4 sacred direction colors (stones turquoise south, white mother of pearl north, red coral, east and black jet west. Sun and rain are both abundance symbols.
Provenance Consigned by an Arizona collector of fine American Indian vintage jewelry cc
Gram weight 3.6 grams
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