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Earrings, Drops, Multi Stone, Hallmark, Vintage, 744

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VIBRANT AND STUNNING SANTO DOMINGO STATEMENT EARRINGS. 

These vintage beauties are eye-catching two-tiered drop earrings crafted by renowned artisan couple, Brihilda and Frank Cortiz. They’re anchored by a polished triangle cabochon of vivid orange spiny oyster and accompanied by a hinged set of colorful stones: a rich purple spiny oyster oval and a trio of teardrop turquoise stones, two blue-green and one bright blue. The stones are set in simple bezels and accented by stamped silver scalloping. We cannot overstate how absolutely incredible the coloring of these cabochons is up close -- gorgeous vintage pair of collectibles.

Brihilda Coriz (Kewa). Brihilda Coriz shares the stamp with her husband Frank Coriz.

Mark:FRANK & BRIHILDA CORIZ or Frank & Brihilda Coriz (may also have S.D.P., for Santo Domingo Pueblo; may be marked forChristopher’s Enterprises, Inc.)

Frank Coriz (Kewa). Frank Coriz shares the stamp with his wife Brihilda Coriz.

Mark:FRANK & BRIHILDA CORIZ or Frank & Brihilda Coriz (may also have S.D.P., for Santo Domingo Pueblo; may be marked forChristopher’s Enterprises, Inc.)

Christopher’s Enterprises, Inc. (shop). Owners Deborah and Christopher Cates (?-2012) represented silversmiths including Perry Shorty, Ed Lovato, Don Lucas, Oscar Betz, and Brihilda & Frank Coriz.

Mark:pictograph
  • artist: Frank & Brihilda Coriz for Christopher's Enterprises
  • affiliation: Santo Doming
  • hallmarks: Frank & Brihilda Coriz, S.S.P., Sterling (plus Chirstopher's Enterprises picto)
  • materials: sterling silver, turquoise, purple spiny oyster, orange spiny oyster
  • dimensions: 3.25" long
  • clip back 
  • 45 gram
  • nice vintage condition
  • stones are secure in their settings
  • no stone chips or hairline fractures
  • silver has a nice patina
  • light wear from use
  • style number: JE744

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In the absence of a specific assertion or certification to the contrary, Double D Ranch does not warrant, represent, or suggest that any particular item or product which is sold or offered for sale by Double D Ranch in any forum or venue of sale is created or produced by any Indian or Indian Tribe, is an Indian product, or was created by any Indian arts and crafts organization as such terms are defined by the laws of the United States, or the laws of any other jurisdiction, including without limitation, the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and rules set forth by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board.

Double D Ranch supports the goals of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and the Indian Arts and Crafts Board to prevent fraudulent advertisement, support truth-in-advertising, and prohibit misrepresentation in the marketing of Indian arts and crafts products within the United States.


VINTAGE & OLD PAWN JEWELRY DISCLAIMER

  • Many of the jewelry items we sell are antique, vintage, and/or pre-owned. We acquire these pieces from dealers in New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada, who work exclusively with Native American jewelry and art. That means they had a life before we found them, and they may show evidence of that previous life; signs of wear, dents, scratches, oxidation, broken stones, etc. We strive to be accurate and transparent in our descriptions of these pieces.

  • Jewelry items are not photographed to scale. We’re not trying to be tricky, our clothing items aren’t photographed to scale either (imagine how large that catalog would be!). Please check the description for the item’s dimensions and feel free to email us with any questions.

  • We are not gemologists. We choose pieces based on their overall aesthetic and how well they accessorize the Double D Ranch collection. Due to the high quality of laboratory-made stones and the influx of fake “Native American” jewelry from the Middle East, we rely heavily on our vetted suppliers to maintain a level of confidence in the quality of stones, provenance, and authenticity of each piece. We try our best to accurately describe the stones in our jewelry items but cannot absolutely guarantee them.

  • We celebrate aging. In ourselves, and in our jewelry. We want the true age of the piece to be represented, so we do not perform any type of cleaning or polishing. If the item is oxidized when we acquire it, that is precisely how you will receive it.