Sterling Silver handmade earrings inlaid with Spiny Oyster Shell, Lapis, Sugilite and Turquoise by Navajo artist, Earl Plummer.
Earl is of the Salt Clan and Edge of the Water Clan. He was born in Gallup and lives in Thoreau, New Mexico, with his wife Jennifer and his daughter and three sons. Earl began making jewelry at age 14 after watching and learning from family members. He started with simple stamp work and has progressed to his fine sculpted inlay work of today. He has mastered cobble, mosaic, and channel inlay. He works in both silver and gold and uses natural turquoise and precious and semi-precious gemstones in his pieces, including coral, lapis, sugilite, black jade, tiger’s eye, picture jasper, malachite and more.