Take a trip with us down Historic Route 66 to give your jewelry collection the Texas-sized upgrade it deserves!Your look will be complete with these Oxidized Sterling Silver Thunderbird Earrings handmade and signed by Native American artist Jerome Begay of the Navajo tribe. These incredible statement earrings are 2.5 inches long! These earrings feature vibrant red Spiny Oyster Shell and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. THE REAL DEAL: Our pieces are Solid Sterling Silver and completely nickle-free. Our shells are natural and will retain their beautiful color forever. The Spiny Oyster Shell is named for the spiny protuberances (up to 2 inches long) that cover the outer shell of the mullosk. Colors of the shell range from a bright orange, to a rich red, and a deep purple. Spiny oyster shells are harvested from the Gulf of California.EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EMPLOYMENT: This piece was handmade by a member of a Native American Tribe. We are proud to support these artists by developing collaborative projects that provide employment through the artistic expression of their culture.OUR GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we offer a no-hassle 30 day return policy! Timberline Traders is a family owned business since 2001 and an A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau.ADDITIONAL BONUS: Each purchase is beautifully gift boxed! Click the ‘add to cart’ button to order!