Kingman Turquoise Dragonfly Earrings FJE1891
Sterling silver dragonfly earrings featuring collectible blue Kingman Turquoise. Handmade by Diné silversmith Pansy Johnson.
Authentic Handmade Native American Jewelry
KINGMAN TURQUOISE is considered to be one of the classic and more easily recognizable American Turquoises, Kingman Turquoise was first mined by Native Americans as early as 600 A.D. This Arizona turquoise rose to fame due to its production of nuggets - which few mines produce. Waterweb Kingman is high-grade stone with a tight, beautiful matrix and is highly prized and sought after by collectors worldwide.
DRAGONFLY The meaning of the dragonfly as a symbol in the mythology of the Pueblo tribes differs. It is considered to be a medicine animal, a symbol of water, and a spirit associated with healing and protection. The dragonfly symbol is frequently seen in sacred sand paintings.
RAINDROPS are seen frequently throughout Native American jewelry. Sterling silver drops or "raindrops" are a traditional design element. They can be smooth and highly polished or they can be starlike and oxidized.