Pair of earrings
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.)
Medium or Technique
18 kt gold, opals, black onyx and blue-green stones
Not On View
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.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.