Large White Buffalo Statement Earrings
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These dramatic White Buffalo and oxidized sterling silver earrings were completely handmade by a Navajo artist in New Mexico. The large oxidized sterling silver twisted rope hoops are hung from White Buffalo stone and oxidized sterling silver post earrings. What an interesting combination of styles in these earrings! They are fabulous and versatile for any outfit!
White Buffalo Stone, commonly called White Buffalo Turquoise, is from a single mine near Tonopah, Nevada. It is known for its distinct beauty and purity. While similar to turquoise in its structure and formation, its stunning white and black color is due to the lack of heavy metals like copper, iron and zinc, which are responsible for the characteristic blues, greens and yellows found in turquoise. With only a single mine in existence the value continues to increase as the resources are depleted.
- Stamped: "Sterling"
- Measurements: 3 7/8" long (including french wire) by 2 3/4" wide