Suitable for all occasions, these earrings display Veronica Benally's contemporary style of Native American jewelry. A beautifully formed silver frame highlights the inlaid turquoise stone which is accented by tiny inlaid stones of spiny oyster, jet and jasper. A tiny piece of silver is also inlaid, like a star near the sun or moon.
Stamped V. Benally and Sterling.
Veronica Benally is a prize-winning, highly reputed artist. She is known for her beautifully made and well-designed pieces. The Benally's live just outside Gallup in Gamerco, New Mexico where they craft elegant inlaid jewelry hand-set in sterling silver. Utilizing a wide variety of stones, Veronica's designs combine Native jewelry traditions such as hand stamping, along with the whimsical spirit of nature. The Benally's are joined by their daughter, Venus, who is following in the family footsteps. Veronica, along with her husband Ernest, have won numerous awards for their metal work, including First Place in Jewelry at the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and First and Second Place in the Santa Fe Indian Market Bracelet and Necklace divisions. They are easily counted among the best Navajo jewelers.