Mary Tafoya Mary Tafoya, born Mary Coriz, is one of 11 children. She learned her jewelry making techniques from her father with influence from her mother. She works from sketches and soon she creates her collector's pieces. Her unique approach in jewelry design is similar to a painter's technique. Mary draws from nature and the earth and she's wonderful at capturing color, motion and form. She's an extraordinary artist.
These distinctive earrings was created by noted Santo Domingo (Kewa) artist Mary Tafoya.
They feature turquoise and various colorful stone / shell inlay. The backing is black jet.
Certificate of Authenticity included
They are 1 5/8" tall by 1/2" wide.
Weight: 6.7 grams on my scale.
I placed a quarter there for scale.
I'm so pleased to have met this artist!
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)
Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)