Sipan Tassel


A framed bezel set emerald serves as the post for these earrings. Beneath, a gold dome cap streams more than a hundred strands of natural blue turquoise. The matte surface and color variations in the turquoise enhance the nuances of color within the emeralds. 22k yellow gold.

  • Stamped with owl maker’s mark and 22k
  • 1 x 1.5 inches
  • Muzo Emerald (resin treated) 2.51ct, 8.7 x 7 mm; Natural Turquoise

The Sipan earrings celebrate South American gems, emerald and blue turquoise. The vibrant pairing of high karat gold and natural turquoise is a common yet striking combination one will find throughout Moche jewelry and textiles of Northern Peru.