"One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best."
The Aleuts have lived on the Aleutian Islands for over 12,000 years. This group of islands stretches 1300 miles west from Alaska almost to the Kamchatka Peninsula. They subsisted on salmon, seals and sea otters.
The Aleuts were the first Native Americans the Russians came in contact with in 1740. Later, before the United States bought Alaska, the Aleuts were considered citizens of the Russian Empire.
Our Aleut earrings are designed after a pair of earrings found in a dig of a settlement found near a beach with a still-reliable salmon run.
Dangling in front of a triangle of 4000 year old crystallized Fossil Walrus Ivory (5/8 inch on a side), is a drop with colorful yellow garnet and amethyst beads. 1 1/4 inch long. Simple with a small dash of color--just right!
Available in Sterling Silver French earwires or posts. 1 1/4 inch long.