These sterling silver statement earrings from renowned Navajo silversmith Jack Tom are a masterful display of artistry and innovative design. Made in the generations-old method technique known as Tufa cast. The Thunderbird design give these earrings a unique look while the contrast of cast and polished textured within the silver inspires a unique play of light. Coral gemstones add a beautiful pop of color to these elegantly crafted earrings. These earrings are a timeless work of wearable art from a great artist and sure to be a cherished part of any collection.
Jack Tom is a self-taught Diné (Navajo) silversmith who has been handcrafting beautiful sterling silver jewelry for over 40 years. Tom is known for contemporary necklaces and earrings that feature hand-rolled sterling silver beads, exquisite details and layered textures. He often uses sandblasting and textured rolling, two techniques that he learned from Zuni jeweler Marvin Panteah. He has shown his work at Santa Fe Indian Market and the Heard Museum Indian Fair & Market.
Earrings measure 2-3/4" long by 1" wide with surgical steel post. Comes with certificate of authencity.
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At the Indian Pueblo Store we guarantee that your purchase is an original and authentic work handcrafted by Native American artists as defined by the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990. We ask our artists to complete an extensive certification process, providing a CIB (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood) card and other documentation of their Native American heritage. Our team of experts carefully inspects every product to guarantee it is handcrafted using traditional, sustainable processes and natural materials of only the highest quality. We record the place and date of each purchase and pride ourselves in paying a fair price that allows artists to make a living practicing their craft. At a time when many commercially-made products are being sold as handcrafted Native American art, our in-depth purchase process allows us to guarantee the authenticity of every unique piece of fine art we offer. For more than 35 years, we have made it a priority to visit artists in their studio or home to purchase their latest handcrafted pieces and learn about their work. We have developed lasting relationships with artists, as well as dealers and collectors, and we take pride in being a trusted destination for fine Native American art.