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Franklin Carrillo Channel Inlaid Earrings


Item Number: DR 1565
Pueblo: Laguna Pueblo
Artist: Franklin Carrillo
Medium: Sterling silver with lapis lazuli, pipestone, turquoise, and shell
Age: 2021
Dimensions: 1 ¼” X ¾”


SKU: DR 1565 Categories: , , ,


Using channel inlay techniques Franklin Carrillo hand build these sculptural beauties. The inlaid lapis, coral, turquoise, and shell gems are brightly polished and interspersed with sterling which creates a contemporary design. The oval shape of the sterling silver is repeated in the oval opening and is enhanced the gem stones.

Franklin has participated in numerous juried shows and events, including the 2021 Santa Fe Indian Market. His beautiful creations are featured in numerous museums and galleries throughout the Southwest.

Provenance: Acquired at MIAC Native Treasures 2021.
Condition: Excellent – New.