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  • Kingman turquoise earrings
  • Antique button earrings
  • Turquoise and sterling silver earrings
  • Silver and turquoise earrings
  • Kingman turquoise earrings
  • Antique button earrings
  • Turquoise and sterling silver earrings
  • Silver and turquoise earrings

Kingman Turquoise earrings

Only 1 left in stock

$173.00

$155.70

Sterling Silver and deep aqua Kingman turquoise earrings

If you live in the west drought is a constant. A constant reality. A constant worry. Water is precious not only for recreation and peace of mind, but for life. After I made this pair of turquoise earrings it made me think of Aztec designs and a deep pool of water - and a little research later I came up with the name Atlacoya which was the Aztec Goddess of Drought.

I've started working with my antique buttons again.  This time I'm pairing them with uniquely beautiful stones so that they both shine.  To maintain the integrity of the antique buttons I had to find a way to capture them without damaging them or altering them.  In other words shank buttons still maintain their shanks.

Ingredients:

- Turquoise from the Kingman mine in Arizona

- Antique button with brass and steel cut center; brass rings used to raise it in bezel

- set in sterling silver

- sterling silver leverback

These dangle 2 inches from the earpost to the bottom of the dangle.