Hopi Native American artist, Joe Josytewa handmade these beautiful dangle earrings exclusively for our shop. Joe designed these earrings using a process called Hopi overlay that involves using two layers of sterling silver. Notice the precision cuttings in his design and the uniform, recessed, etched backgrounds that he has blackened in the traditional Hopi style.
Stamped: 925, Sterling Silver
Signed: Joe Josytewa and a Snowflake, Hopi Native American artist
Earring dangle measures: 3/4" by 3/4"
Earrings hang on the diagonal from one corner and measure 1" from corner to corner, with earrings wire the hanging length is 1-1/2"
There is a center opening in each earrings which is part of the design.
Weight: 8 grams, pair
Made in the USA
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Joe Josytewa is a member of the Snow Clan and lives on the Second Mesa. He was born into an extended family of silversmiths who specialize in traditional Hopi overlay jewelry. Joe signs each of his handcrafted pieces with his name and personal hallmark – a snowflake.