Pair of earrings

about 1996
Jeff Wise (American, born in 1953), Susan Wise (American)

Object Place: Durango, Colorado, United States


Overall: 7 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in.) Overall: 7 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

18 kt gold, opals, black onyx and blue-green stones

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry


Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Pair is not identical. One earring is topped by crescent set with alternating opals and black onyx. In open center is bezel set blue green faceted stone. Suspended below is textured curved gold element.
The other earring is topped by stylized gold wire flower with center bezel-set blue green stone. Suspended below is wavey element set with alternating opals and black onyx


Earring with crescent is engraved" AG36/18K/Wise" Earring with wire flower is engraved "AG36/18k/S&J Wise"


Aaron Faber Jewelry; Daphne Farago, March 14, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection


Reproduced with permission.