Maktima, Duane

Duane Maktima Hopi/Laguna - 14KT Gold Earrings with Rosarita, Montana Agate, and Chalcedony

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Duane Maktima Hopi/Laguna - 14KT Gold Earrings with Rosarita, Montana Agate, and Chalcedony

  • C. 2018
  • 2.25''
  • $2,400.00
  • J8825
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9g each, 2.25" in length. Silversmith Duane Maktima belongs to the Rabbit Tobacco Clan of Hopi and the Parrot Clan of the Laguna Pueblo. Rosarita, a very unique material, is essentially a gold-infused glass. It a by-product of the 1960s and 1970s gold refining processes from the Alaskan beach sand, which was smelted for its gold content. The rich, red color is derived from this process.