Beautiful One-of-a-Kind 14K Carnelian & Diamond Earrings by Native American Artist Ted Charveze.
This pair of earrings are made of 14K yellow gold, each earring has 8 orangish-red flesh color carnelians inlaid in a tapering design.
A sleek modernistic design, inspired by the standard hoop earring but instead of connecting they sway out to the side and have a nice diamond set at the tip. Each diamond is approximately a 0.30 carats, Total Diamond Weight is 0.60 Carats.
This pair of earrings are for pierced ears, and comes with a standard pair of butterfly backs (push backs), both are marked 14K.
This pair of earrings are approximately 23 mm Long by 25 mm Wide.
The widest inlaid carnelian is approximately 13 mm wide, the smallest inlaid carnelian is approximately 4 mm wide.
This pair of earrings weigh approximately 19.5 Grams.
Each earring is artist signed Charveze on the back, shown in the photos.
The gold content is not indicated by a stamp, this pair of earrings has been acid tested and will be guaranteed as 14k yellow gold.
“Ted Charveze was born in 1936 to the Native American tribe of Isleta. He attended Washburn Univ. and Kansas State College in Pittsburg.
He Lived in Topeka in the 1960s selling foreign cars when he decided to change the direction of his life. He returned to the Isleta Pueblo near Albuquerque, New Mexico and focused on his artwork. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1970 and studied with the designer Pierre Tourraine learning European techniques in gold, diamonds and gemstones. He joined with other leaders in the new Indian Art movement and through the 1980s his work matured and attracted a wide following. Ted Charveze past away in Scottsdale, Arizon in 1990.”
The information found on this artist is from Askart.com