Zuni Mosaic Inlay "Sun Face" Earrings

These traditional Zuni mosaic inlay round stud earrings are set in sterling silver. Mother of Pearl, Red Coral, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, and Jet are expertly cut and placed in the "Sun Face" pattern. It is an ancient symbol within the Zuni culture representing the the sacred Sun Father and the Sun's important role in the cycle of life. Each color stone holds specific meaning in the Zuni culture along with the specific placement of each. Zuni artisans are known for mosaic inlay which takes meticulous attention to detail.

Zuni mosaic inlay holds an important place in the history of jewelry from the Southwest and is a colorful and versatile addition to any wardrobe.  

  • Measurements: 3/8" round