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Native American Earrings
Are earrings just an accessory? For many people, the answer is no, it’s a way of life. At Southwest Jewelry Designs (SJD), we agree completely. That’s why our mission is to procure unique pieces of Native American and Southwest earrings. In fact, in Native American culture, the significance that goes into wearing and making these pieces goes much deeper.
Earrings have been a rite of passage for centuries and are worn for the rest of our lives. We want to do that fact justice by bringing art to your ears. The Native American earrings featured on our website come from the Zuni, Hopi, and Navajo tribes. Our team meets with artists and come home with only the best of their work.
Southwest Jewelry Designs has the largest selection of American Indian earrings, not just from one artist. We know that you’re a unique soul and you need to exemplify that in what you wear. Working with multiple artists, you don’t get just one style, you can choose from a multitude.
Our collection has gold and silver earrings, turquoise pieces, various gemstones of the southwest, clip-on earrings, and hoop earrings with fine engravings, Native American earrings that have traditional symbols and animals that represent the artist’s tribe. Not only will you see original earrings, but you’ll get art that tells a story.
Zuni earrings have been a popular commodity for hundreds of years. Most Zuni earrings can be told apart by the colorful presence of multiple stone types and the use of different animal symbols to signify their connection with nature. Needlepoint Zuni earrings are a fine example of their mastery of stone-cutting techniques, getting large stones filed down to sharp blades that blend into one collaged masterpiece.
The use of Turquoise for jewelry and ceremonial purposes by Southwest Indians dates back thousands of years and one of the most prevalent tribes is the Navajo. Navajo earrings often feature one large stone, set into fine sterling silver. These Navajo earrings are usually statement pieces that really pop when you wear them with simple and elegant outfits. These pieces are made by experts hands with years of experience and techniques that date back hundreds of years, passed on to one generation to the next.
Hopi earrings traditionally are made by constructing silver with two thin sheets and cutting them in such a way that they produce a sharp image of Native American symbolism when the two sheets are combined, either by inlay or overlay. Our Hopi earrings depict powerful symbols and beliefs such as the Bear Claw, a symbol of protection and a connection to the animal, and the Sun, healing, energy, and in some cultures is considered to be the giver of life.
Our Native American Earrings
Southwest earrings make the ideal gift since they are more popular than ever before, featured by high-end fashions shows hosted by Vogue, Dior, and many more names. So whether you’re looking to get started in the boom that is southwest fashion or simply want a true work of art, Southwest Jewelry Designs is the place to start.
Our Native American and Southwest earrings won’t be around forever. Part of being exclusive is knowing that specific designs will eventually be purchased and never seen again. That’s the price you pay for originality. Due to the nature of these hand-crafted pieces, we can’t guarantee the earrings you want will still be available tomorrow. Whoever buys it first gets it, plain and simple. Don’t fret, though. Our store is always meeting with artisans to ensure we are stocked with the latest and greatest designs. We also meet with new artists to keep our inventory looking fresh.
Native American Post Earrings
Native American post earrings give your style that effortless floating appearance you’ve been looking for. Whether you want turquoise, coral, onyx, or whatever color suits your fancy, we have the post earrings to match your style.
Native American Hook Earrings
If you’re looking for a more striking style, look no further than our Native American hook earrings. These flawless silver, gold, and stone styles have everything you need to turn heads.
Native American Dangle Earrings
Native American dangle earrings are comfortable, elegant, and go well with any event you have coming up. Classy, stylish, and clever designs have made us number one in this category for a reason.
Native American Hoop Earrings
Our Native American hoop earrings are sure to catch your attention at some point. These pieces are mostly made of silver and gold and feature beautiful patterns, such as the Water Wave, representative of water cycles, life, and renewal; and the Man in the Maze, which represents the man twists and turns of life.
Native American Clip Earrings
For those that don’t have their ears pierced, we also offer a wide array of Native American clip earrings that are designed for comfort and ease of use.
Native American Stud Earrings
For a simple look that offers you ease of movement, you can also try our Native American stud earrings. These beautiful pieces are designed to stay in place and make a simple, elegant accent to your outfits.
Native American Tear Drop Earrings
The Native American tear drop earrings we have in our collection are second to none. We have made a name for ourselves when it comes to this classic southwest design. From sparkling opal to deep blue lapis, you can have a color for any outfit in our collection.
So don’t miss your chance to find the perfect pair of southwest earrings. Take a look around.